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Fig. 10


Upper panel: mass ejected at unbound velocities during one satellite orbit as a function of initial progenitor mass. The satellite is assumed to have zero initial orbital energy, i.e. to be on a parabolic orbit. Different lines correspond to four different initial angular momenta of the satellite. The vertical dashed line indicates the mass of a single star particle in our simulations. Lower panel: mass fraction of an unbound intergalactic population originating in satellites with masses below Msat. The fraction were computed using satellite mass function based on the satellite luminosity function of Koposov et al. (2008). The mass function is also shown as a thin dashed line.

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