The 2MASS Large Galaxy Atlas

  title={The 2MASS Large Galaxy Atlas},
  author={Thomas H. Jarrett and Thomas J. Chester and Roc M. Cutri and Simona Schneider and John Peter Huchra},
  journal={The Astronomical Journal},
  pages={525 - 554}
We present the largest galaxies as seen in the near-infrared (1–2 μm), imaged with the Two Micron All Sky Survey (2MASS), ranging in angular size from 1′ to 1.°5. We highlight the 100 largest in the sample. The galaxies span all Hubble morphological types, including elliptical galaxies, normal and barred spirals, and dwarf and peculiar classes. The 2MASS Large Galaxy Atlas provides the necessary sensitivity and angular resolution to examine in detail morphologies in the near-infrared, which may… 

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  • T. Jarrett
  • Physics
    Publications of the Astronomical Society of Australia
  • 2004
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