MaNGA: Mapping Nearby Galaxies at Apache Point Observatory
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MaNGA (Mapping Nearby Galaxies at APO) is a galaxy integral-field spectroscopic survey within the fourth generation Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS-IV). It will be mapping the composition and kinematics of gas and stars in 10,000 nearby galaxies, using 17 differently sized fiber bundles. MaNGA's goal is to provide new insights in galaxy formation and evolution, and to deliver a local benchmark for current and future high-redshift studies.
Weijmans , A-M 2016 , MaNGA: Mapping Nearby Galaxies at Apache Point Observatory . in I Skillen , M Barcells & S Trager (eds) , Multi-Object Spectroscopy in the Next Decade: Big Questions, Large Surveys and Wide Fields : Proceedings of a conference held at Teatro Circo de Marte, Santa Cruz de La Palma, Canary Islands, Spain on 2-6 March 2015 . ASP Conference Series , vol. 507 , Astronomical Society of the Pacific , San Francisco , Multi-Object Spectroscopy in the Next Decade: Big Questions, Large Surveys and Wide Fields , Santa Cruz de La Palma, Canary Islands , Spain , 2-6 March .conference
Multi-Object Spectroscopy in the Next Decade: Big Questions, Large Surveys and Wide Fields
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AW acknowledges support of a Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowship.
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