Mass and Metals in the Evolving Galaxies of the Local Universe

The new WiFeS instrument is being used to make three dimensional maps of nearby galaxies that will reveal their internal motions and chemical composition. This will allow astronomers to better understand the nature of dark matter and how galaxies evolve.
Type
Collection
Title
Mass and Metals in the Evolving Galaxies of the Local Universe
Collection Type
Dataset
Access Privileges
Optical Astronomy
Website Address
http://rsaa.anu.edu.au/observers/observing-rsaa/wifes-information-observers
Brief Description
Unreduced FITS files. ANU 2.3-m/Wide Field Spectrograph (WiFeS), PI: Dopita MA Prof (RSAA)
Full Description
The new WiFeS instrument is being used to make three dimensional maps of nearby galaxies that will reveal their internal motions and chemical composition. This will allow astronomers to better understand the nature of dark matter and how galaxies evolve.
Contact Email
mad@mso.anu.edu.au
Fields of Research
0201 - Astronomical and Space Sciences
Date Coverage
2013-03-04 12:00:00
2013-03-08 12:00:00
Year of data publication
2013
Publisher for Citation
The Australian National University Data Commons
Other Related Identifiers
Astronomy Collection Identifier
Status: Published
Published to:
  • Australian National Data Service
  • Australian National University
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