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The Millennium Galaxy Catalogue: on the natural subdivision of galaxies

Ellis, S; Driver, Simon; Allen, Paul; Liske, Jochen; Bland-Hawthorn, Joss; de Propris, Roberto


The distribution of global photometric, spectroscopic, structural and morphological parameters for a well-defined sample of 350 nearby galaxies has been examined. The usual trends were recovered demonstrating that E/SO galaxies are redder, more quiescent, more centrally concentrated and possess larger Sérsic indices than late-type galaxies. Multivariate statistical analyses were performed to examine the distribution of all parameters simultaneously. The main result of these analyses was the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2005
Type: Journal article
Source: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2005.09521.x


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