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The SAMI Galaxy Survey: Mass as the Driver of the Kinematic Morphology-Density Relation in Clusters

Brough, Sarah; van de Sande, J; Owers, Matthew; D'Eugenio, Francesco; Sharp, Rob; Cortese, L; Scott, Nicholas; Medling, Anne; Sweet, Sarah; Bland-Hawthorn, Joss; Bryant, J.; Drinkwater, Michael John; Tonini, C; Lawrence, J; Lawrence, J S; Richards, Samuel

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We examine the kinematic morphology of early-type galaxies (ETGs) in eight galaxy clusters in the Sydney-AAO Multi-object Integral-field spectrograph Galaxy Survey. The clusters cover a mass range of $14.2\,\lt \mathrm{log}({M}_{200}/{M}_{\odot })\lt 15.2$ and we measure spatially resolved stellar kinematics for 315 member galaxies with stellar masses $10.0\lt \mathrm{log}({M}_{* }/{M}_{\odot })\leqslant 11.7$ within 1 R 200 of the cluster centers. We calculate the spin parameter, λ R , and use...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/218517
Source: The Astrophysical Journal
DOI: 10.3847/1538-4357/aa7a11

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