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
    Country/TerritorySpain
    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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