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The outer halo of the nearest giant elliptical: A VLT/VIMOS survey of the resolved stellar populations in Centaurus A to 85 kpc

Crnojevic, D; Ferguson, A. M. N.; Irwin, M. J.; Bernard, E; Arimoto, N; Jablonka, P; Kobayashi, Chiaki

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We present the first survey of resolved stellar populations in the remote outer halo of our nearest giant elliptical (gE), Centaurus A (D=3.8 Mpc). Using the VIsible Multi Object Spectrograph (VIMOS)/Very Large Telescope (VLT) optical camera, we obtained

dc.contributor.authorCrnojevic, D
dc.contributor.authorFerguson, A. M. N.
dc.contributor.authorIrwin, M. J.
dc.contributor.authorBernard, E
dc.contributor.authorArimoto, N
dc.contributor.authorJablonka, P
dc.contributor.authorKobayashi, Chiaki
dc.date.accessioned2015-12-10T23:11:50Z
dc.identifier.issn0035-8711
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/63863
dc.description.abstractWe present the first survey of resolved stellar populations in the remote outer halo of our nearest giant elliptical (gE), Centaurus A (D=3.8 Mpc). Using the VIsible Multi Object Spectrograph (VIMOS)/Very Large Telescope (VLT) optical camera, we obtained
dc.publisherBlackwell Publishing Ltd
dc.rightsAuthor/s retain copyright
dc.sourceMonthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
dc.subjectKeywords: Galaxies: Evolution; Galaxies: Individual: Cen A; Galaxies: Photometry; Galaxies: Stellar content
dc.titleThe outer halo of the nearest giant elliptical: A VLT/VIMOS survey of the resolved stellar populations in Centaurus A to 85 kpc
dc.typeJournal article
local.description.notesImported from ARIES
local.identifier.citationvolume432
dc.date.issued2013
local.identifier.absfor020103 - Cosmology and Extragalactic Astronomy
local.identifier.ariespublicationU3488905xPUB857
local.type.statusPublished Version
local.contributor.affiliationCrnojevic, D, Zentrum für Astronomie der Universität Heidelberg
local.contributor.affiliationFerguson, A. M. N., University of Edinburgh
local.contributor.affiliationIrwin, M. J., University of Cambridge
local.contributor.affiliationBernard, E, Institute for Astronomy, University of Edinburgh
local.contributor.affiliationArimoto, N, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan
local.contributor.affiliationJablonka, P, Laboratoire dAstrophysique, Ecole Polytechnique F´ed´erale de Lausanne
local.contributor.affiliationKobayashi, Chiaki, College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, ANU
local.bibliographicCitation.issue1
local.bibliographicCitation.startpage832
local.bibliographicCitation.lastpage847
local.identifier.doi10.1093/mnras/stt494
dc.date.updated2016-02-24T10:15:55Z
local.identifier.scopusID2-s2.0-84878518480
local.identifier.thomsonID000319524600082
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