Recent star formation in nearby early-type galaxies

Marc Sarzi*, Roland Bacon, Michele Cappellari, Roger L. Davies, P. Tim De Zeeuw, Eric Emsellem, Jesus Falcon-Barroso, Davor Krajnovic, Harald Kuntschner, Richard M. McDermid, Reynier F. Peletier, Glenn van de Ven

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Abstract

Motivated by recent progress in the study of early-type galaxies owing to technological advances, the launch of new space telescopes, and large ground-based surveys, we attempt a short review of our current understanding of the recent star formation activity in such intriguing galactic systems.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPathways through an eclectic universe
EditorsJ. H. Knapen, T. J. Mahoney, A. Vazdekis
Place of PublicationSan Francisco, CA
PublisherAstronomical Society of the Pacific
Pages218-226
Number of pages9
ISBN (Print)9781583816509
Publication statusPublished - 2008
EventConference on Pathways Through an Eclectic Universe - Santiago del Teide, Spain
Duration: 23 Apr 200727 Apr 2007

Publication series

NameAstronomical society of the pacific conference series
PublisherAstronomical society of the Pacific
Volume390

Conference

ConferenceConference on Pathways Through an Eclectic Universe
CountrySpain
CitySantiago del Teide
Period23/04/0727/04/07

Keywords

  • SAURON PROJECT
  • ELLIPTIC GALAXIES
  • LENTICULAR GALAXIES
  • IONIZED-GAS
  • LINE-STRENGTH
  • MOLECULAR GAS
  • EMISSION
  • KINEMATICS
  • EVOLUTION
  • NGC-2974

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