The Nuclear Dynamics of M32. I. Data and Stellar Kinematics

@article{Joseph2001TheND,
  title={The Nuclear Dynamics of M32. I. Data and Stellar Kinematics},
  author={Charles L. Joseph and David Merritt and Rob P. Olling and Monica Valluri and Ralf Bender and the Stis Idt},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  year={2001},
  volume={550},
  pages={668-690}
}
We have obtained optical long-slit spectroscopy of the nucleus of M32 using the Space Telescope Imaging Spectrograph aboard the Hubble Space Telescope. The stellar rotation velocity and velocity dispersion, as well as the full line-of-sight velocity distribution (LOSVD), were determined as a function of position along the slit using two independent spectral deconvolution algorithms. We see three clear kinematical signatures of the nuclear black hole: a sudden upturn, at ~03 from the center, in… 
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