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- Ages, abundances, and kinematics of globular clusters in NGC 3379 and NGC 4649 with Gemini/GMOS
- Bridges, Terry J.; Beasley, Michael A.; Faifer, Favio Raul; Forbes, Duncan A.; Forte, Juan Carlos; Gebhardt, Karl; Hanes, David A.; Norris, Mark A.; Pierce, Michael J.; Proctor, Robert N.; Sharples, Ray M.; Zepf, Stephen E.
- Globular cluster (GC) spectroscopy is an excellent way to study GC kinematics, ages, and abundances, and galactic dark matter content [5, 2]. Our group is using the Gemini Multi-Object Spectrograph (GMOS) on the 8m Gemini telescopes to obtain photometry and spectroscopy of GCs in ~ six early-type galaxies, covering a range of galaxy type, luminosity, and environment. Our photometric results for NGCs 3115, 3379, 3923, 4649, and 524 are presented in Faifer et al. 2006 (these proceedings). Here we discuss the ages, abundances, and kinematics of GCs in NGC 3379 and NGC 4649. NGC 3379 is an intermediate luminosity E in the Leo group at ~ 11 Mpc, while NGC 4649 is a bright E in the Virgo cluster at ~ 17 Mpc. (see ; and ,  for further details about NGCs 3379 and 4649 respectively).
- Publication type
- Conference paper
- Research centre
- Swinburne University of Technology. Faculty of Information and Communication Technologies. Centre for Astrophysics and Supercomputing
- ESO astrophysics symposia: Globular clusters: guides to galaxies: Proceedings of the Joint ESO-FONDAP Workshop on Globular Clusters, Concepcion, Chile, 06-10 March 2006 / Markus Kissler-Patig (ed.), pp. 449-451
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- Abundances; Age; Dark matter; Early-type galaxies; GCs; Gemini Multi-Object Spectrograph; Globular clusters; GMOS; NGC 524; NGC 3115; NGC 3379; NGC 3923; NGC 4649; Spectroscopy; Virgo Cluster
- 1431-2433 (series ISSN)
- 9783540769606, 3540769609
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- Copyright © 2009 Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg.
- Peer reviewed