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Paper: The Study of Peculiar Velocities in the Local Universe through Bias Corrected Tully-Fisher Distances
Volume: 167, Harmonizing Cosmic Distance Scales in a Post-Hipparcos Era
Page: 328
Authors: Theureau, Gilles
Abstract: The principle of the Normalized Distance (ND) method allows us to build reliable Malmquist bias corrections by taking into account all the components influencing the bias at a given kinematical distance. Thanks to the deepness of the derived catalogue, we are able to analyze peculiar velocities of galaxies within a sphere out to 8000 km s-1 around the Local Group. We show first evidences for both frontside and backside large amplitude infall toward the Perseus-Pisces supercluster, while the strong convergent flow expected in the Great Attractor region is not confirmed. Finally, further developments are presented in the frame of the DENIS project.
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