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Fig. 5


Definition of the luminosity function for the M 87 stars and the TRGB. Top panel shows all stars in the outer radial range (115′′−155′′) of our ACS field, smoothed with a 0.01-mag Gaussian kernel. Middle and bottom panels show the numerically derived first and second derivatives of the LF.

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