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Investigating the merger origin of early-type galaxies using ultra-deep optical images. / Duc, P.-A.; Bournaud, F.; Ferriere, E.; Cuillandre, J.-C.; Alatalo, K.; Blitz, L.; Bois, M.; Emsellem, E.; Lablanche, P.-Y.; Michel-Dansac, L.; Bureau, M.; Cappellari, M.; Davies, R.L.; Davis, T.A.; Scott, N.; Côté, P.; Ferrarese, L.; Gwyn, S.; MacArthur, L.; De Zeeuw, P.T.; Krajnovic, D.; Kuntschner, H.; Khochfar, S.; McDermid, R.M.; Morganti, R.; Oosterloo, T.; Serra, P.; Naab, T.; Sarzi, M.; Weijmans, A.; Young, L.M.

In: Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union, Vol. 6, 01.12.2010, p. 238-241.

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Duc, P-A, Bournaud, F, Ferriere, E, Cuillandre, J-C, Alatalo, K, Blitz, L, Bois, M, Emsellem, E, Lablanche, P-Y, Michel-Dansac, L, Bureau, M, Cappellari, M, Davies, RL, Davis, TA, Scott, N, Côté, P, Ferrarese, L, Gwyn, S, MacArthur, L, De Zeeuw, PT, Krajnovic, D, Kuntschner, H, Khochfar, S, McDermid, RM, Morganti, R, Oosterloo, T, Serra, P, Naab, T, Sarzi, M, Weijmans, A & Young, LM 2010, 'Investigating the merger origin of early-type galaxies using ultra-deep optical images', Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union, vol. 6, pp. 238-241. https://doi.org/10.1017/S174392131102285X

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Duc, P-A., Bournaud, F., Ferriere, E., Cuillandre, J-C., Alatalo, K., Blitz, L., Bois, M., Emsellem, E., Lablanche, P-Y., Michel-Dansac, L., Bureau, M., Cappellari, M., Davies, R. L., Davis, T. A., Scott, N., Côté, P., Ferrarese, L., Gwyn, S., MacArthur, L., ... Young, L. M. (2010). Investigating the merger origin of early-type galaxies using ultra-deep optical images. Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union, 6, 238-241. https://doi.org/10.1017/S174392131102285X

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Duc, P.-A. ; Bournaud, F. ; Ferriere, E. ; Cuillandre, J.-C. ; Alatalo, K. ; Blitz, L. ; Bois, M. ; Emsellem, E. ; Lablanche, P.-Y. ; Michel-Dansac, L. ; Bureau, M. ; Cappellari, M. ; Davies, R.L. ; Davis, T.A. ; Scott, N. ; Côté, P. ; Ferrarese, L. ; Gwyn, S. ; MacArthur, L. ; De Zeeuw, P.T. ; Krajnovic, D. ; Kuntschner, H. ; Khochfar, S. ; McDermid, R.M. ; Morganti, R. ; Oosterloo, T. ; Serra, P. ; Naab, T. ; Sarzi, M. ; Weijmans, A. ; Young, L.M. / Investigating the merger origin of early-type galaxies using ultra-deep optical images. In: Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union. 2010 ; Vol. 6. pp. 238-241.

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AU - Ferriere, E.

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AU - Alatalo, K.

AU - Blitz, L.

AU - Bois, M.

AU - Emsellem, E.

AU - Lablanche, P.-Y.

AU - Michel-Dansac, L.

AU - Bureau, M.

AU - Cappellari, M.

AU - Davies, R.L.

AU - Davis, T.A.

AU - Scott, N.

AU - Côté, P.

AU - Ferrarese, L.

AU - Gwyn, S.

AU - MacArthur, L.

AU - De Zeeuw, P.T.

AU - Krajnovic, D.

AU - Kuntschner, H.

AU - Khochfar, S.

AU - McDermid, R.M.

AU - Morganti, R.

AU - Oosterloo, T.

AU - Serra, P.

AU - Naab, T.

AU - Sarzi, M.

AU - Weijmans, A.

AU - Young, L.M.

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