Velocity and velocity dispersion from the observations of NGC 524

The velocity (top) and velocity dispersion (bottom) from the observations of NGC 524 (left) and NGC 2549 (right) using the Near-Infrared Integral Field Spectrograph (NIFS) and the adaptive optics facility instrument ALTAIR with the laser guide star on the Gemini North telescope.

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International Gemini Observatory/NOIRLab/NSF/AURA

About the Image

Id:geminiann09021a
Type:Collage
Release date:Oct. 27, 2009, 6:44 p.m.
Related announcements:geminiann09021
Size:500 x 457 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 2549, NGC 524
Category:Galaxies

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