Testing the Surface Brightness Fluctuations Method for Dwarf Elliptical Galaxies in the Centaurus A Group

@article{Jerjen2000TestingTS,
  title={Testing the Surface Brightness Fluctuations Method for Dwarf Elliptical Galaxies in the Centaurus A Group},
  author={Helmut Jerjen and Kenneth C. Freeman and Bruno Binggeli},
  journal={The Astronomical Journal},
  year={2000},
  volume={119},
  pages={166-176}
}
We have obtained deep B and R-band CCD photometry for five dwarf elliptical galaxies that were previously identified on Schmidt films covering the region of the Centaurus A (Cen A) group. From a Fourier analysis of the R-band CCD images we determined the surface brightness fluctuation (SBF) magnitude R for each stellar system. All magnitudes are similar, and, given the small color spread, they suggest that these low surface brightness galaxies lie approximately at the same distance, regardless… Expand
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