Density profiles of galaxy groups and clusters from SDSS galaxy–galaxy weak lensing

@article{Mandelbaum2006DensityPO,
  title={Density profiles of galaxy groups and clusters from SDSS galaxy–galaxy weak lensing},
  author={Rachel Mandelbaum and Uros Seljak and Richard Jacob Cool and Michael R. Blanton and Christopher M. Hirata and Jonathan V. Brinkmann},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
  year={2006},
  volume={372},
  pages={758-776}
}
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