The SLUGGS survey: Using extended stellar kinematics to disentangle the formation histories of low-mass S0 galaxies

  title={The SLUGGS survey: Using extended stellar kinematics to disentangle the formation histories of low-mass S0 galaxies},
  author={Sabine Bellstedt and Duncan A Forbes and Caroline Foster and Aaron J. Romanowsky and Jean P. Brodie and Nicola Pastorello and Adebusola B Alabi and Alexa Villaume},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
We utilise the DEIMOS instrument on the Keck telescope to measure the wide-field stellar kinematics of early-type galaxies as part of the SAGES Legacy Unifying Globulars and GalaxieS (SLUGGS) survey. In this paper, we focus on some of the lowest stellar mass lenticular galaxies within this survey, namely NGC 2549, NGC 4474, NGC 4459 and NGC 7457, performing detailed kinematic analyses out to large radial distances of $\sim 2-3$ effective radii. For NGC 2549, we present the first analysis of… Expand
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