Advertisement

An HI Study of URSA Major Spirals

Dark Matter in spirals and the TF-relations
  • M. A. W. Verheijen
Conference paper
Part of the International Astronomical Union / Union Astronomique Internationale book series (IAUS, volume 171)

Abstract

We investigate the scatter in the TF-relations and study the Dark Matter component of spiral galaxies as a function of luminosity, morphology, scale length etc. by means of a detailed kinematic and photometric study of individual galaxies in a cluster. Because all the galaxies are at the same distance there is no doubt about their relative masses and luminosities.

References

  1. Beers, T.C., Flynn, K. and Gebhardt, K. (1990), A.J., 100, p. 32ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. Cayatte, V., Kotanyi, C., Balkowski, C. and van Gorkom, J.H. (1994), A. J., 107, p. 1003ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. Tormen, G. and Burstein, D. (1995), Ap.J.Suppl., 96, p. 123ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. A. W. Verheijen
    • 1
  1. 1.Kapteyn InstituteGroningenThe Netherlands

Personalised recommendations