Kinematics and stellar populations of the dwarf elliptical galaxy IC 3653

  title={Kinematics and stellar populations of the dwarf elliptical galaxy IC 3653},
  author={Igor V. Chilingarian and Philippe Prugniel and Olga K. Sil’chenko and Victor L Afanasiev},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
We present the first 3D observations of a diffuse elliptical galaxy (dE). The good quality data (S/N up to 40) reveal the kinematical signature of an embedded stellar disc, reminiscent of what is commonly observed in elliptical galaxies, though similarity of their origins is questionable. Colour map built from Hubble Space Telescope Advanced Camera for Surveys (ACS) images confirms the presence of this disc. Its characteristic scale (about 3 arcsec =250 pc) is about a half of galaxy's effective… 

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