Dwarf galaxies in the Antlia cluster: First results

A. V.Smith Castelli, L. P. Bassino, S. A. Cellone, T. Richtler, B. Dirsch, L. Infante, C. Aruta, M. Gómez

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The Antlia cluster (l = 273°, b = 19°) is the third nearest galaxy cluster (d = 35 Mpc) after Virgo and Fornax. In spite of its proximity, it has been poorly investigated. Its population is dominated by early type galaxies, with dwarf ellipticals being the most abundant galaxy type [1].

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationGroups of Galaxies in the Nearby Universe
Subtitle of host publicationProceedings of the ESO Workshop held at Santiago de Chile, December 5-9, 2005
EditorsIvo Saviane, Valentin Ivanov, Jordanka Borissova
Number of pages2
Publication statusPublished - 2007

Publication series

NameESO Astrophysics Symposia
ISSN (Print)1431-2433
ISSN (Electronic)1611-6143

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)


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