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SAURON: An innovative look at early-type galaxies

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A summary of the SAURON project and its current status is presented. SAURON is a panoramic integral-field spectrograph designed to study the stellar kinematics, gaseous kinematics, and stellar populations of spheroids. Here, the sample of galaxies and its properties axe described. The instrument is detailed and its capabilities illustrated through observational examples. These includes results on the structure of central stellar disks, the kinematics and ionization state of gaseous disks, and...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Physics
Sub department:
Astrophysics
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Journal:
DYNAMICS, STRUCTURE AND HISTORY OF GALAXIES
Volume:
273
Pages:
53-62
Publication date:
2002-01-01
Event title:
Meeting on Dynamics, Structure and History of Galaxies
Source identifiers:
26314
ISBN:
1583811141
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pubs:26314
UUID:
uuid:c94e0f09-cf69-492f-b475-0212f6b0aa86
Local pid:
pubs:26314
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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