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deVaucouleursAlso know as the r1/4 law, it describes the radial light profile of a typical elliptical galaxy. Defined as
I(r) = I0exp{-7.67[(r/re)1/4]}. An elliptical version of this profile is fit to every detected object, yielding the deV parameters.