The data presented herein were obtained at the W. M. Keck Observatory, which is operated as a scientific partnership among the California Institute of Technology, the University of California and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. The Observatory was made possible by the generous financial support of the W. M. Keck Foundation.
The kinematic identification of a thick stellar disc in M31
Article first published online: 1 MAR 2011
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Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
Volume 413, Issue 3, pages 1548–1568, May 2011
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Collins, M. L. M., Chapman, S. C., Ibata, R. A., Irwin, M. J., Rich, R. M., Ferguson, A. M. N., Lewis, G. F., Tanvir, N. and Koch, A. (2011), The kinematic identification of a thick stellar disc in M31. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 413: 1548–1568. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2011.18238.x
Based on observations obtained with MegaCam, a joint project of CFHT and CEA/DAPNIA, at the Canada–France–Hawaii Telescope (CFHT) which is operated by the National Research Council (NRC) of Canada, the Institute National des Sciences de l’Univers of the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) of France, and the University of Hawaii.
- Issue published online: 11 MAY 2011
- Article first published online: 1 MAR 2011
- Accepted 2010 December 17. Received 2010 December 17; in original form 2010 October 25