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Fast and slow rotators in the densest environments: A FLAMES/GIRAFFE integral field spectroscopy study of galaxies in a1689 at z = 0.183

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We present FLAMES/GIRAFFE integral field spectroscopy of 30 galaxies in the massive cluster A1689 at z = 0.183. Conducting an analysis similar to that of ATLAS3D, we extend the baseline of the kinematic morphology-density relation by an order of magnitude in projected density and show that it is possible to use existing instruments to identify slow and fast rotators beyond the local Universe. We find 4.5 ± 1.0 slow rotators with a distribution in magnitude similar to those in the Virgo cluste...

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10.1093/mnras/sts406

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D'Eugenio, F More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Physics, Astrophysics
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Physics, Astrophysics
Dalla Bontà, E More by this author
Journal:
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
Volume:
429
Issue:
2
Pages:
1258-1266
Publication date:
2013
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EISSN:
1365-2966
ISSN:
0035-8711
URN:
uuid:6112d8f8-3a14-42b6-8458-a8b12c5ef338
Source identifiers:
388142
Local pid:
pubs:388142

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