Global Properties of the Globular Cluster Systems of Four Spiral Galaxies

@article{Rhode2007GlobalPO,
  title={Global Properties of the Globular Cluster Systems of Four Spiral Galaxies},
  author={Katherine L. Rhode and Stephen E. Zepf and Arunav Kundu and A Larner},
  journal={The Astronomical Journal},
  year={2007},
  volume={134},
  pages={1403 - 1418}
}
We present results from a wide-field imaging study of the globular cluster (GC) systems of a sample of edge-on, Sb-Sc spiral galaxies ∼7-20 Mpc away. This study is part of a larger survey of the ensemble properties of the GC populations of giant galaxies. We imaged the galaxies in BVR filters with large-format CCD detectors on the WIYN 3.5 m telescope to projected radii of ∼20-40 kpc. For four galaxies (NGC 2683, NGC 3556, NGC 4157, and NGC 7331), we quantify the radial distributions of the GC… 

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