On the link between nuclear star cluster and globular cluster system mass, nucleation fraction and environment

@article{Leaman2021OnTL,
  title={On the link between nuclear star cluster and globular cluster system mass, nucleation fraction and environment},
  author={Ryan Leaman and Glenn van de Ven},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
  year={2021}
}
We present a simple model for the host mass dependence of the galaxy nucleation fraction (fnuc), the galaxy’s nuclear star cluster (NSC) mass and the mass in its surviving globular clusters (MGC, obs). Considering the mass and orbital evolution of a GC in a galaxy potential, we define a critical mass limit (MGC, lim) above which a GC can simultaneously in-spiral to the galaxy centre due to dynamical friction and survive tidal dissolution, to build up the NSC. The analytic expression for this… 

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