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Title: Near Infra-red Observations of the Centres of Galaxies
Author: Houghton, Ryan C. W.
Awarding Body: University of Oxford
Current Institution: University of Oxford
Date of Award: 2007
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Abstract:
Near infra-red (NIR) observations of the giant elliptical galaxy NGC 1399 and the grand design spiral M83 are presented. The NIR adaptive optics assisted observations of NGC 1399 resolve the CO (D.JL = 2) absorption bands within the sphere of influence of the predicted super-massive black hole at the centre of the giant elliptical galaxy. The observations were made with NAOS-CONICA (ESO VLT) and have a FWHM resolution of
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Qualification Name: University of Oxford, 2007 Qualification Level: Doctoral
EThOS ID: uk.bl.ethos.491617  DOI: Not available
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