Volume 396, Number 2, December III 2002
|Page(s)||419 - 427|
|Published online||03 December 2002|
Kinetic Sunyaev-Zeldovich effect from galaxy cluster rotation
Max-Planck-Institut für Astrophysik, Karl-Schwarzschild-Str. 1, 85740 Garching bei München, Germany e-mail: email@example.com
2 Universitäts-Sternwarte Göttingen, Geismarlandstr. 11, 37083 Göttingen, Germany
3 Institut für Theoretische Physik und Astrophysik, Am Hubland, 97074 Würzburg, Germany e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Corresponding author: J. Chluba, email@example.com
Accepted: 25 September 2002
We show how the temperature and the polarization of the cosmic microwave background are affected by bulk rotation of clusters of galaxies owing to the kinetic Sunyaev-Zeldovich effect. The main effects of rotation are (i) a shift of the position of the peak of the temperature fluctuation relative to the center of the cluster by a few percent of the core radius and (ii) a tilt of the direction of the plane of linear polarization by several degrees.
Key words: cosmology: cosmic microwave background / cosmology: miscellaneous
© ESO, 2002
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