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ARP 142: Another Interacting Galaxy with Very Large Internal Motions?

  • C. M. Mccain
  • K. C. Freeman
  • P. J. Quinn
Conference paper
Part of the International Astronomical Union / Union Astronomique Internationale book series (IAUS, volume 171)

Abstract

We present our study of Arp 142, an interacting system which consists of irregular (NGC 2936) and spheroidal (NGC 2937) components. We discovered that NGC 2936 has very high internal motions, much higher than what is expected from the dynamics of interaction of such galaxies.

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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. M. Mccain
    • 1
  • K. C. Freeman
    • 1
  • P. J. Quinn
    • 1
  1. 1.Mt. Stromlo & Siding Spring ObservatoriesWestonAustralia

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