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Dwarf Galaxies in the Antlia Cluster: First Results

  • A.V.S. Castelli
  • L.P. Bassino
  • S.A. Cellone
  • T. Richtler
  • B. Dirsch
  • L. Infante
  • C. Aruta
  • M. Gómez
Part of the ESO ASTROPHYSICS SYMPOSIA book series (ESO)

Abstract

The Antlia cluster (l = 273°, b = 19°) is the third nearest galaxy cluster (d = 35 Mpc) after Virgo and Fornax. In spite of its proximity, it has been poorly investigated. Its population is dominated by early type galaxies, with dwarf ellipticals being the most abundant galaxy type [1].

Keywords

Dwarf Galaxy Luminosity Function Mosaic Imager Early Type Galaxy Galaxy Population 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A.V.S. Castelli
    • 1
    • 2
  • L.P. Bassino
    • 1
    • 2
  • S.A. Cellone
    • 1
    • 2
  • T. Richtler
    • 3
  • B. Dirsch
    • 3
  • L. Infante
    • 4
  • C. Aruta
    • 4
  • M. Gómez
    • 3
  1. 1.Facultad de Ciencias Astronómicas y GeofísicasUniversidad Nacional de La PlataArgentina
  2. 2.IALPConicetArgentina
  3. 3.Universidad de ConcepciónConcepciónChile
  4. 4.Pontificia Universidad Católica de ChileSantiago 22Chile

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