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An atlas of Hubble Space Telescope spectra and images of nearby spiral galaxies. / Hughes, M.A.; Alonso-Herrero, A.; Axon, D.J.; Scarlata, C.; Atkinson, J.; Batcheldor, D.; Binney, J.; Capetti, A.; Carollo, C.M.; Dressel, L.; Gerssen, J.; Macchetto, F.D.; Maciejewski, W.; Marconi, A.; Merrifield, M.; Ruiz, M.; Sparks, W.; Stiavelli, M.; Tsvetanov, Z.; van der Marel, R.

In: The Astronomical Journal , Vol. 126, No. 2, 2003, p. 742-761.

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Hughes, MA, Alonso-Herrero, A, Axon, DJ, Scarlata, C, Atkinson, J, Batcheldor, D, Binney, J, Capetti, A, Carollo, CM, Dressel, L, Gerssen, J, Macchetto, FD, Maciejewski, W, Marconi, A, Merrifield, M, Ruiz, M, Sparks, W, Stiavelli, M, Tsvetanov, Z & van der Marel, R 2003, 'An atlas of Hubble Space Telescope spectra and images of nearby spiral galaxies', The Astronomical Journal , vol. 126, no. 2, pp. 742-761.

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Hughes, M. A., Alonso-Herrero, A., Axon, D. J., Scarlata, C., Atkinson, J., Batcheldor, D., ... van der Marel, R. (2003). An atlas of Hubble Space Telescope spectra and images of nearby spiral galaxies. The Astronomical Journal , 126(2), 742-761.

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Hughes MA, Alonso-Herrero A, Axon DJ, Scarlata C, Atkinson J, Batcheldor D et al. An atlas of Hubble Space Telescope spectra and images of nearby spiral galaxies. The Astronomical Journal . 2003;126(2):742-761.

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Hughes, M.A. ; Alonso-Herrero, A. ; Axon, D.J. ; Scarlata, C. ; Atkinson, J. ; Batcheldor, D. ; Binney, J. ; Capetti, A. ; Carollo, C.M. ; Dressel, L. ; Gerssen, J. ; Macchetto, F.D. ; Maciejewski, W. ; Marconi, A. ; Merrifield, M. ; Ruiz, M. ; Sparks, W. ; Stiavelli, M. ; Tsvetanov, Z. ; van der Marel, R. / An atlas of Hubble Space Telescope spectra and images of nearby spiral galaxies. In: The Astronomical Journal . 2003 ; Vol. 126, No. 2. pp. 742-761.

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AU - Atkinson, J.

AU - Batcheldor, D.

AU - Binney, J.

AU - Capetti, A.

AU - Carollo, C.M.

AU - Dressel, L.

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