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Extended stellar kinematics of elliptical galaxies in the Fornax cluster

Graham, A.W; Colless, Matthew; Busarello, G; Zaggia, S; Longo, G


We present extended stellar kinematics for a sample of elliptical galaxies in the Fornax cluster. Out of the 13 galaxies presented here, five (FCC 119, FCC 136, NGC 1373, NGC 1428, FCC 335) have no previously published kinematical data. Major-axis velocity dispersion profiles (VDPs) and rotation curves (RCs) are given for 12 of the galaxies. A major feature of this data is the spatial extension: for 8 galaxies the data extends beyond 1 R_e, and for 5 it extends beyond 2 R_e. Compared to the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 1998
Type: Journal article


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