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The size evolution of passive galaxies: Observations from the wide-field camera 3 early release science program

Ryan, R E; McCarthy, P J; Cohen, S. H.; Yan, H; Hathi, Nimish P; Koekemoer, Anton; Rutkowski, M J; Mechtley, M. R.; Windhorst, Rogier A; O’Connell, R. W.; Dopita, Michael; Bond, Howard, E.; Frogel, Jay; MacKenty, John; Mutchler, Max; Walker, Alistair R

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We present the size evolution of passively evolving galaxies at z 2 identified in Wide-Field Camera 3 imaging from the Early Release Science program. Our sample was constructed using an analog to the passive BzK galaxy selection criterion, which isolates

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/61674
Source: Astrophysical Journal, The
DOI: 10.1088/0004-637X/749/1/53

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