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The Radial Velocity and Metal Abundance of the Sextans Dwarf Spheroidal Galaxy

  • G. S. Da Costa (a1), D. Hatzidimitriou (a1), R. D. Cannon (a1), M. J. Irwin (a2) and R. McMahon (a2)...

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The multi-object spectroscopic facility FOCAP at the Anglo-Australian Telescope has been used to obtain spectra centred at the Ca II IR triplet of 14 stars in the field of the Sextans dwarf spheroidal (dSph) galaxy. This satellite of our own Galaxy was recently discovered by Irwin et al. (1990) from APM measures of UK Schmidt Telescope photographic plates.

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Armandroff, T. E. and Da Costa, G. S., 1986, Astron J., 92, 777.
Da Costa, G. S. and Armandroff, T. E., 1990, NOAO preprint No. 318.
Irwin, M. J., Bunclark, P. S., Bridgeland, M. T. and McMahon, R. G., 1990, Mon. Not. R. Astr. Soc., 244, 16P.

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