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Counter-dispersed slitless-spectroscopy technique: Planetary nebula velocities in the halo of NGC 1399

Date

2010

Authors

McNeil, Emily
Arnaboldi, Magda
Freeman, Kenneth
Gerhard, Ortwin
Coccato, L
Das, P

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Springer

Abstract

Aims. Using a counter-dispersed slitless spectroscopy technique, we detect and measure the line-of-sight velocities of 187 planetary nebulae (PNe) around one of the nearest cD galaxies, NGC 1399, with FORS1 on the VLT. Methods. We describe the method for

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Keywords: Band mass; Cluster cores; Data sets; Dispersion profile; Dynamical model; Emission lines; Flatter velocity; Galaxies: clusters: individuals; Galaxies: elliptical and lenticular, cD; Globular clusters; Line-of-sight; Low-velocity; Planetary nebula; Planeta Galaxies: clusters: individual: NGC 1399; Galaxies: elliptical and lenticular, cD; Techniques: spectroscopic

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Source

Astronomy and Astrophysics

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Journal article

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DOI

10.1051/0004-6361/201014428

Restricted until

2037-12-31