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On the origin and fate of ionised-gas in early-type galaxies: The SAURON perspective

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By detecting ionised-gas emission in 75% of the cases, the SAURON integral-field spectroscopic survey has further demonstrated that early-type galaxies often display nebular emission. Furthermore, the SAURON data have shown that such emission comes with an intriguing variety of morphologies, kinematic behaviours and line ratios. Perhaps most puzzling was the finding that round and slowly rotating objects generally display uncorrelated stellar and gaseous angular momenta, consistent with an ex...

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10.1016/j.newar.2006.11.023

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University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Physics
Sub department:
Astrophysics
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Physics
Sub department:
Astrophysics
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Author
Journal:
NEW ASTRONOMY REVIEWS
Volume:
51
Issue:
1-2
Pages:
18-23
Publication date:
2007-02-01
Event title:
Workshop on Fate of the Gas in Galaxies
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ISSN:
1387-6473
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24996
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uuid:1d9d0bd1-536a-44b6-9d48-d9002c7ba695
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2012-12-19

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