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Tidal radius as a function of mutual distance (D1,2 between two galaxies of various mass ratios (M/m), from Eq. (2). The dotted line marks the approximate tidal radius of Sex A and Sex B, the range of M/m considered in the figure corresponds to the mass ratios between Sex A and Sex B, and between Sex A/Sex B and NGC 3109.

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