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Distances, Metallicities, and Ages of Dwarf Ellliptical Galaxies in the Virgo Cluster from Surface Brightness Fluctuations

Jerjen, Helmut; Binggeli, Bruno; Barazza, F D

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We have employed FORS1 and 2 at the Very Large Telescope at the European Southern Observatory (ESO) to acquire deep B and R-band CCD images of 16 dwarf elliptical (dE) galaxies in the direction of the Virgo cluster. For each dwarf, we measure the apparent R-band surface brightness fluctuation (SBF) magnitude m̄R and the (B-R)0 color in a number of fields at different galactocentric distances. From the field-to-field variation of the two quantities, we determine the SBF distance by means of the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2004
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/87296
Source: Astronomical Journal
DOI: 10.1086/381065

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