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The Geometry of the SMC

  • L. T. Gardiner (a1), D. Hatzidimitriou (a2) and M. R. S. Hawkins (a3)

Abstract

We have undertaken a study of the 3-D spatial distribution of the older (τ ≥ 1–2 Gyr) stellar population lying beyond ~ 2 kpc in projected radial distance from the centre of the SMC. The study will eventually cover 120 square degrees including six overlapping Schmidt fields. Here we present the results from an area of 80 square degrees including the western, northern and north-eastern outer parts of the SMC.

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The Geometry of the SMC

  • L. T. Gardiner (a1), D. Hatzidimitriou (a2) and M. R. S. Hawkins (a3)

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