Stellar and Molecular Gas Rotation in a Recently Quenched Massive Galaxy at z ∼ 0.7

  title={Stellar and Molecular Gas Rotation in a Recently Quenched Massive Galaxy at z ∼ 0.7},
  author={Qiana Hunt and Rachel Bezanson and Jenny E. Greene and Justin S. Spilker and Katherine A. Suess and Mariska Kriek and Desika Narayanan and Robert Feldmann and Arjen van der Wel and Petchara Pattarakijwanich},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal Letters},
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