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Data on the Velocity of the Celestial Bodies Orbiting a Galaxy

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Jul14-14, 06:22 AM
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I am currently researching about the behavior of dark matter and their possible characteristics, and I am needing the individual velocities of the bodies orbiting a center of a galaxy. The collection of data where physicists hypothesized the existence of Dark Matter. Where can I find these data? If ever possible.

Thank you in advance.
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I am currently researching about the behavior of dark matter and their possible characteristics, and I am needing the individual velocities of the bodies orbiting a center of a galaxy. The collection of data where physicists hypothesized the existence of Dark Matter. Where can I find these data? If ever possible.
In scientific publications. The references in this wikipedia article should be a good starting point.
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Jul18-14, 10:03 PM
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Thanks a lot! I think I found what I need.

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Data on the Velocity of the Celestial Bodies Orbiting a Galaxy

Be sure to click on that link in the wiki for Vera Rubin. She seems an amazing researcher and receives far too little credit for the storm she caused.


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