Seyferts in 3D: Probing the kinematic signatures of gas fueling

Gaelle Dumas, Eric Emsellem, Carole G. Mundell

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Abstract

We have conducted a 3D imaging spectroscopic survey of 15 nearby Seyfert and control non-active galaxies, using the SAURON Integral Field Unit on the WHT. One goal of the project is to search for dynamical triggers of nuclear activity in nearby galaxies. We present here the preliminary results of the kinematic analysis of the gaseous and stellar velocity fields.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)94
Number of pages1
JournalProceedings of the International Astronomical Union
Volume2
Issue numberS235
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Aug 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)
  • Aerospace Engineering

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