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B How does Ram pressure kill galaxies

  1. Jan 23, 2017 #1

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  4. Jan 23, 2017 #3

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    From the article:
    Galaxies in clusters experience ram pressure as they move through the intracluster medium; it is capable of stripping the galaxy of much of its interstellar gas.[3]
    So why are there not( lots) of galaxies showing the same effect of ram pressure?
     
  5. Jan 23, 2017 #4

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    You googled :smile:. New question: why not all over the place ? Dunno. The galaxy has to move through the cluster center (the ICM lemma gives no size range).
    Glad I joined the thread: now I get notified if an answer on that pops up. @Andy Resnick ?

    But I'm sorry we're now no longer on the 'Unread' listing
     
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    Thank you for the replies, but now i am more mystified:eek:
     
  8. Jan 24, 2017 #7

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