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Tracing the Outer Halo in a Giant Elliptical to 25 Reff

Rejkuba, Marina; Harris, William; Greggio, L; Harris, Gretchen; Jerjen, Helmut; Gonzalez, Oscar A.


We have used the Advanced Camera for Surveys and Wide Field Camera 3 cameras on board the Hubble Space Telescope to resolve stars in the halo of the nearest giant elliptical (gE) galaxy NGC 5128 out to a projected distance of 140 kpc (25 effective radii,

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Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Astrophysical Journal Letters
DOI: 10.1088/2041-8205/791/1/L2
Access Rights: Open Access


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