The Resolved Stellar Halo of NGC 253

@article{Bailin2011TheRS,
  title={The Resolved Stellar Halo of NGC 253},
  author={Jeremy Bailin and Eric F. Bell and Samantha Chappell and David J. Radburn-Smith and Roelof S. de Jong UMichigan and UWashington and Aip},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  year={2011},
  volume={736},
  pages={24}
}
We have obtained Magellan/IMACS and Hubble Space Telescope (HST)/Advanced Camera for Surveys imaging data that resolve red giant branch stars in the stellar halo of the starburst galaxy NGC 253. The HST data cover a small area, and allow us to accurately interpret the ground-based data, which cover 30% of the halo to a distance of 30 kpc, allowing us to make detailed quantitative measurements of the global properties and structure of a stellar halo outside of the Local Group. The geometry of… Expand
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