The ATLAS3D project – I. A volume-limited sample of 260 nearby early-type galaxies: science goals and selection criteria

@article{Cappellari2010TheAP,
  title={The ATLAS3D project – I. A volume-limited sample of 260 nearby early-type galaxies: science goals and selection criteria},
  author={Michele Cappellari and Eric Emsellem and Davor Krajnovi{\'c} and Richard M. McDermid and Nicholas Scott and Gijs A. Verdoes Kleijn and Lisa M. Young and Katherine Alatalo and Roland Bacon and Leo Blitz and Maxime Bois and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Bournaud and Martin Bureau and Roger L. Davies and Timothy A. Davis and P. T. de Zeeuw and P.-A. Duc and Sadegh Khochfar and Harald Kuntschner and Pierre Yves Lablanche and Raffaella Morganti and Thorsten Naab and Thomas A. Oosterloo and Marc Sarzi and Paolo Serra and A. Weijmans},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
  year={2010},
  volume={413},
  pages={813-836}
}
The ATLAS3D project is a multiwavelength survey combined with a theoretical modelling effort. The observations span from the radio to the millimetre and optical, and provide multicolour imaging, two-dimensional kinematics of the atomic (H i), molecular (CO) and ionized gas (H beta, [O iii] and [N i]), together with the kinematics and population of the stars (H beta, Fe5015 and Mg b), for a carefully selected, volume-limited (1.16 x 105 Mpc3) sample of 260 early-type (elliptical E and lenticular… 

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