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The peculiar motions of early-type galaxies in two distant regions - II. The spectroscopic data

Wegner, Gary; Colless, Matthew; Saglia, R.P; McMahan, Robert K. Jr; Davies, R.L; Burstein, David; Baggley, Glenn


We present the spectroscopic data for the galaxies studied in the EFAR project, which is designed to measure the properties and peculiar motions of early-type galaxies in two distant regions. We have obtained 1319 spectra of 714 early-type galaxies over 33 observing runs on 10 different telescopes. We describe the observations and data reductions used to measure redshifts, velocity dispersions and the Mgb and Mg_2 Lick linestrength indices. Detailed simulations and intercomparison of the large...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 1999
Type: Journal article
Source: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society


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