|But clusters accrete hierarchically: galaxies are added in groups, not one by one.|
living in the outskirts of the Coma cluster.
(courtesy John Hibbard)
So how does the interplay between local (group-scale) interactions and the cluster field impact tidal stripping?
|Merger of cluster-accreted
(Mihos in prep)
|Collisionless simulation of the formation of ICL (Mihos
et al 2006; Rudick et al 2006; expanding on techniques of