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Pushing the VLT Spectroscopy of Distant Galaxies to the Limits and Future Prospects

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Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Proceedings book series (ASSSP)

The aim of this paper is to illustrate a key scientific case in the field of galaxy formation and evolution which is relevant to highlight the current limits of 8m-class telescopes and discuss the prospects of future VLT and E-ELT instrumentation.

Keywords

Star Formation Stellar Mass Galaxy Formation Distant Galaxy Spectroscopic Redshift 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dipartimento di AstronomiaUniversitá di BolognaBolognaItaly

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