The density of very massive evolved galaxies to z ≃ 1.7

@article{Saracco2004TheDO,
  title={The density of very massive evolved galaxies to z ≃ 1.7},
  author={Paolo Saracco and Marcella Longhetti and Paola Severgnini and Roberto Della Ceca and Valentina Braito and Filippo Mannucci and Ralf Bender and Niv Drory and Georg Feulner and Ulrich Hopp and Claudia Maraston},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society: Letters},
  year={2004},
  volume={357}
}
We spectroscopically identified seven massive, evolved galaxies with magnitudes 17.8 2 supporting a high efficiency in the accretion of the stellar mass in massive haloes in the early Universe. 

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