Volume 395, Number 3, December I 2002
|Page(s)||753 - 759|
|Section||Cosmology (including clusters of galaxies)|
|Published online||18 November 2002|
Spatially resolved spectroscopy of Coma cluster early-type galaxies*
II. The minor axis dataset
Department of Physics and Astronomy, 6127 Wilder Laboratory, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755-3528, USA
2 Dipartimento di Astronomia, Università di Padova, Vicolo dell'Osservatorio 2, 35122 Padova, Italy
3 Universitätssternwarte München, Scheinerstraße 1, 81679 München, Germany
4 Max-Planck-Institut für extraterrestrische Physik, Postfach 1312, 85741 Garching, Germany
5 Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik, Boltzmannstraße 2, 85748 Garching, Germany
6 Landessternwarte Heidelberg, Königstuhl, 69117 Heidelberg, Germany
Corresponding author: R. P. Saglia, firstname.lastname@example.org
Accepted: 10 September 2002
We present minor axis, offset major axis and one diagonal long slit spectra for 10 E and S0 galaxies of the Coma cluster drawn from a magnitude-limited sample studied before. We derive rotation curves, velocity dispersion profiles and the H3 and H4 coefficients of the Hermite decomposition of the line of sight velocity distribution. Moreover, we derive the line index profiles of Mg, Fe and H line indices and assess their errors. The data will be used to construct dynamical models of the galaxies and study their stellar populations.
Key words: galaxies: elliptical and lenticular, cD / galaxies: kinematics and dynamics / galaxies: stellar content / galaxies: abundances / galaxies: formation
© ESO, 2002
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