early-type galaxies

early-type galaxies

A general term now used for elliptical galaxies.
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The study was titled "CALIFA reveals prolate rotation in massive early-type galaxies: A polar galaxy merger origin?" It appeared online Oct.
The molecular gas in early-type galaxies was studied by many authors such as [7-10].
Kaviraj et al., "Galaxy Evolution Explorer ultraviolet color-magnitude relations and evidence of recent star formation in early-type galaxies," The Astrophysical Journal Letters, vol.
Oosterloo et al., "Neutral hydrogen in nearby elliptical and lenticular galaxies: the continuing formation of early-type galaxies," Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, vol.
Title: The Cold Gas in Early-Type Galaxies: Past, Present, and Future.
Her research interests include the interstellar medium and star formation in early-type galaxies.
Total mass: True, most early-type galaxies are massive, while most low-mass galaxies are late types.
Bacon et al., "Stellar velocity profiles and line strengths out to four effective radii in the early-type galaxies NGC 3379 and 821," Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, vol.
Kriek et al., "Confirmation of the remarkable compactness of massive quiescent galaxies at z ~ 2.3: early-type galaxies did not form in a simple monolithic collapse," The Astrophysical Journal, vol.
Before leaving the early-type galaxies, it is worth slipping about a degree southeast to M87 and its several companions.
Furthermore, the early-type galaxies in the sample - those with bigger central bulges and weaker arms - show similarly shallow abundance gradients, despite their not having bars today.
This method is especially powerful for determining the distances to early-type galaxies (ellipticals and SOs, or "armless spirals"), where the planetaries are easy to distinguish and reddening due to dust is rare.