Clustering of Local Group Distances: Publication Bias or Correlated Measurements? V. Galactic Rotation Constants

  title={Clustering of Local Group Distances: Publication Bias or Correlated Measurements? V. Galactic Rotation Constants},
  author={Richard de Grijs and Giuseppe Bono},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series},
  • R. de GrijsG. Bono
  • Published 8 September 2017
  • Physics
  • The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series
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