Constrained Simulations of the Real Universe: The Local Supercluster

  title={Constrained Simulations of the Real Universe: The Local Supercluster},
  author={Anatoly Klypin and Yehuda Hoffman and Andrey V. Kravtsov and Stefan Gottl{\"o}ber},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
We present cosmological simulations that closely mimic the real uiverse within ~100 Mpc of the Local Group. The simulations, called constrained simulations, reproduce the large-scale density field with major nearby structures, including the Local Group, the Coma and Virgo Clusters, the Great Attractor, the Perseus-Pisces Supercluster, and the Local Supercluster, in approximately correct locations. The MARK III survey of peculiar velocities of the observed structures inside an 80 h-1 Mpc sphere… 

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