Stellar mass map and dark matter distribution in M 31

@article{Tamm2012StellarMM,
  title={Stellar mass map and dark matter distribution in M 31},
  author={Antti Tamm and Elmo Tempel and Peeter Tenjes and Olga Tihhonova and Taavi Tuvikene},
  journal={Astronomy and Astrophysics},
  year={2012},
  volume={546}
}
Aims. Stellar mass distribution in the Andromeda galaxy (M 31) is estimated using optical and near-infrared imaging data. Combining the derived stellar mass model with various kinematical data, properties of the dark matter (DM) halo of the galaxy are constrained. Methods. SDSS observations through the ugriz filters and the Spitzer imaging at 3.6 microns are used to sample the spectral energy distribution (SED) of the galaxy at each imaging pixel. Intrinsic dust extinction effects are taken… 

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