Volume 367, Number 2, February IV 2001
|Page(s)||405 - 427|
|Section||Cosmology (including clusters of galaxies)|
|Published online||15 February 2001|
Optical surface photometry of a sample of disk galaxies
II. Structural components
Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias, 38200 La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain
2 Astronomisches Institut der Universitat Basel, 4102 Binningen, Switzerland
Corresponding author: M. Prieto, firstname.lastname@example.org
Accepted: 4 December 2000
This work presents the structural decomposition of a sample of 11 disk galaxies, which span a range of different morphological types. The U, B, V, R, and I photometric information given in Paper I (color and color-index images and luminosity, ellipticity, and position-angle profiles) has been used to decide what types of components form the galaxies before carrying out the decomposition. We find and model such components as bulges, disks, bars, lenses and rings.
Key words: galaxies: spirals / galaxies: structure
© ESO, 2001
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