By making use of extended kinematical data for a sample of ellipticals, we address the problem of the claimed existence of a relation between mass and mass-to-light ratio. We show that dynamical non-homology is largely responsible for that relation.
Memorie della Società Astronomica Italiana: Proceedings of 'Views on Distance Indicators', Sant'Agata sui Due Golfi, Massa Lubrense, Italy, 03-06 September 1997 / M. Arnaboldi, F. Caputo and A. Rifatto (eds.),
Vol. 69, pp. 217-223