Introduction to Galactic Distributions I

Isotropic Distribution

Read section 8.3a and answer question 4.

Figure 8.4: Isotropic Distribution

The Observer’s Galactic Map is cycling through three possible maps. Select the view from A, B, or C that corresponds to an isotropic distribution shown below with the observer at the center of the distribution:

isoview1 isoview2 galanim
Side view of isotropic distribution ┬áTop view of isotropic distribution Observer’s Galactic Map of Distributions

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