The ATLAS3D project - VI. Simulations of binary galaxy mergers and the link with fast rotators, slow rotators and kinematically distinct cores

Maxime Bois, Eric Emsellem, Frédéric Bournaud, Katherine Alatalo, Leo Blitz, Martin Bureau, Michele Cappellari, Roger L. Davies, Timothy A. Davis, P. T. de Zeeuw, Pierre-Alain Duc, Sadegh Khochfar, Davor Krajnović, Harald Kuntschner, Pierre-Yves Lablanche, Richard M. McDermid, Raffaella Morganti, Thorsten Naab, Tom Oosterloo, Marc SarziNicholas Scott, Paolo Serra, Anne-Marie Weijmans, Lisa M. Young

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Abstract

We study the formation of early-type galaxies (ETGs) through mergers with a sample of 70 high-resolution (softening length
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1654-1679
JournalMonthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
Volume416
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sep 2011

Keywords

  • methods: numerical
  • galaxies: elliptical and lenticular
  • cD
  • galaxies: formation
  • galaxies: interactions
  • galaxies: kinematics and dynamics

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