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Further information about my papers

The disturbed outer Milky Way disc

In our paper, "The Disturbed Outer Milky Way Disc", myself and my collaborators looked at the strange bumps, clumps and wriggles in the velocity distribution the Milky Way disc, and compared them to some simulations of a recent disc crossing by a perturbing satellite.

In connection with this paper we show here some movies of the velocity distribution of the simulated Galaxy in radial bins. It is akin to Figure 8 in the paper, but for different sections around the Galaxy of width 40 degrees. As noted in the paper, phi=0 is the same azimuth that the perturber impacted the galaxy.

Movie from simulations in "The disturbed outer Milky Way disc", showing Lz against Vz at phi=0
Movie from simulations in "The disturbed outer Milky Way disc", showing Lz against Vz at phi=40
Movie from simulations in "The disturbed outer Milky Way disc", showing Lz against Vz at phi=80
Movie from simulations in "The disturbed outer Milky Way disc", showing Lz against Vz at phi=120

 

Movie from simulations in "The disturbed outer Milky Way disc", showing Lz against Vz at phi=160
Movie from simulations in "The disturbed outer Milky Way disc", showing Lz against Vz at phi=200

 

Movie from simulations in "The disturbed outer Milky Way disc", showing Lz against Vz at phi=240
Movie from simulations in "The disturbed outer Milky Way disc", showing Lz against Vz at phi=240
Movie from simulations in "The disturbed outer Milky Way disc", showing Lz against Vz at phi=280

 

Movie from simulations in "The disturbed outer Milky Way disc", showing Lz against Vz at phi=320