A Simple Model for Explaining Galaxy Rotation Curves
Institute of Physics, Maria Curie-Sklodowska University, pl. Marii Curie-Sklodowskiej 1, 20-031 Lublin, Poland
Department of Physics, West University of Timişoara, V. Pârvan Ave. 4, Timişoara RO-300223, Romania
Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of Wroclaw, pl. M. Borna 9, 50-204 Wroclaw, Poland
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Received: 7 June 2018 / Revised: 2 July 2018 / Accepted: 4 July 2018 / Published: 13 July 2018
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A new simple expression for the circular velocity of spiral galaxies is proposed and tested against HI Nearby Galaxy Survey (THINGS) data set. Its accuracy is compared with the one coming from MOND.
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Wojnar, A.; Sporea, C.A.; Borowiec, A. A Simple Model for Explaining Galaxy Rotation Curves. Galaxies 2018, 6, 70.
Wojnar A, Sporea CA, Borowiec A. A Simple Model for Explaining Galaxy Rotation Curves. Galaxies. 2018; 6(3):70.
Wojnar, Aneta; Sporea, Ciprian A.; Borowiec, Andrzej. 2018. "A Simple Model for Explaining Galaxy Rotation Curves." Galaxies 6, no. 3: 70.
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