Dark matter density profiles in dwarf galaxies: linking Jeans modelling systematics and observation

@article{Chang2021DarkMD,
  title={Dark matter density profiles in dwarf galaxies: linking Jeans modelling systematics and observation},
  author={Laura J. Chang and Lina Necib},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
  year={2021}
}
The distribution of dark matter in dwarf galaxies can have important implications on our understanding of galaxy formation as well as the particle physics properties of dark matter. However, accurately characterizing the dark matter content of dwarf galaxies is challenging due to limited data and complex dynamics that are difficult to accurately model. In this paper, we apply spherical Jeans modelling to simulated stellar kinematic data of spherical, isotropic dwarf galaxies with the goal of… 
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