27 September 2010 to 1 October 2010
CSIR Convention Centre
Africa/Johannesburg timezone

Unveiling a massive overdensity behind Vela

Not scheduled
CSIR Convention Centre

CSIR Convention Centre

CSIR, Pretoria
Presentation Track D1 - Astrophysics


Ms Kosma von Maltitz (University of Cape Town)


Our understanding of local galaxy dynamics is hindered by the Milky Way which obscures a large fraction of the sky. I will present the latest evidence from a redshift survey of galaxies in the Vela region, behind the Milky Way, of the existence of a previously an unknown overdensity.

Primary author

Ms Kosma von Maltitz (University of Cape Town)


Prof. Patrick A. Woudt (University of Cape Town) Prof. Renee C. Kraan-Korteweg (University of Cape Town)

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