• Corpus ID: 116004914

Missing Lorenz-boosted Circles-in-the-sky

  title={Missing Lorenz-boosted Circles-in-the-sky},
  author={Janna J. Levin},
  journal={arXiv: Astrophysics},
  • J. Levin
  • Published 1 March 2004
  • Physics
  • arXiv: Astrophysics
A topologically finite universe, smaller than the observable horizon, will have circles-in-the-sky: pairs of circles around which the temperature fluctuations in the cosmic microwave background are correlated. The circles occur along the intersection of copies of the spherical surface of last scattering. For any observer moving with respect to the microwave background, the circles will be deformed into ovals. The ovals will also be displaced relative to the direction they appear in a comoving… 
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