Space telescope imaging spectrograph spectroscopy of the emission-line gas in the nuclei of nearby FR-I galaxies

  title={Space telescope imaging spectrograph spectroscopy of the emission-line gas in the nuclei of nearby FR-I galaxies},
  author={Jacob Noel-Storr and S. A. Baum and Gijs A. Verdoes Kleijn and Roeland P. van der Marel and Christopher P. O’Dea and P. T. de Zeeuw and Cardiff University and Stsci and Eso - Garching and Leiden University and Eth zurich},
  journal={Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series},
We present the results of the analysis of a set of medium-resolution spectra, obtained by the Space Telescope Imaging Spectrograph on board the Hubble Space Telescope, of the emission-line gas present in the nuclei of a complete sample of 21 nearby, early-type galaxies with radio jets (the UGC FR-I Sample). For each galaxy nucleus we present spectroscopic data in the region of Hα and the derived kinematics. We find that in 67% of the nuclei the gas appears to be rotating and, with one exception… 
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