EXPLORING THE LOW-MASS END OF THE MBH–σ* RELATION WITH ACTIVE GALAXIES

@article{Xiao2011EXPLORINGTL,
  title={EXPLORING THE LOW-MASS END OF THE MBH–$\sigma$* RELATION WITH ACTIVE GALAXIES},
  author={Ting Xiao and Aaron J. Barth and Jenny E. Greene and Luis C. Ho and Misty C. Bentz and Randi R. Ludwig and Yanfei Jiang},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  year={2011},
  volume={739}
}
We present new measurements of stellar velocity dispersions, using spectra obtained with the Keck Echellette Spectrograph and Imager (ESI) and the Magellan Echellette (MagE), for 76 Seyfert 1 galaxies from the recent catalog of Greene & Ho. These objects were selected from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS) to have estimated black hole (BH) masses below 2 × 106 M☉. Combining our results with previous ESI observations of similar objects, we obtain an expanded sample of 93 galaxies and examine… 

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