Potential Target Database

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    12 objects, drawn from sample of RC3 galaxies with mB <= 12.5, E2 or rounder, -6° < Dec < +64°
    3 objects observed by SAURON; 2 to be observed by SAURON
    1 in field; 2 in groups; 3 in clusters; 3 have major companion; 3 unknown

    Objects for cross-checking PN velocities:
    NGC 3379: E1, 29/100 PNe
    SBe = B-band surface brightness (arcsec-2) at Reff
    t100/t200 = hours required to detect 100/200 PNe

    Object Type aeff(') SBe m-M mB MB cz sigc RA Dec t100/t200 Other avail data Comments
    NGC 3379 (M105) E1 0.59 20.4 30.0 10.2 -19.8 877 206 162° +12.6 1.4/2.6 v,sig,h3,h4 to 27" (BSG, CH), to 105" (AK); SAURON; 29/100 PN vel (CJD;TMWb); 93 PN pos (CJF) "standard E galaxy"; KG, CJD (no DM!), MB, AK models; in Leo I group
    NGC 3607 E2/SA0 1.10 22.0 31.5 10.9 -20.6 917 217 169° +18.1 ??/?? v,sig,h3,h4 to 38" (BSG) face-on S0?; nuclear gas, dust; companion to NGC 3608
    NGC 3608 boE2 0.68 21.9 31.6 11.7 -19.5 1114 204 169° +18.1 9/17 v,sig,h3,h4 to 40" (CH); SAURON counterrotating core; companion to NGC 3607; in field?/group?
    NGC 4203 E2/SA0 0.33 20.4 30.7 11.7 -19.0 1087 158 184° +33.2 ??/?? AXAF target LINER; in cluster?
    NGC 4267 E?1 (SB0?) 0.68 22.5 30.9 11.9 -19.0 1034 167 185° +12.8 ??/?? ? large-scale bar
    NGC 4339 E1/SA0 0.52 22.2 30.8 12.3 -18.5 1282 114 186° +6.1 8/29 v,sig,h3,h4 to 30" (CH);
    NGC 4365 boE2 1.11 21.9 31.5 10.5 -21.0 1232 266 186° +7.3 8/16 v,sig,h3,h4 to 24" (BSG) boxy; asymmetric, elongated envelope; peculiar core kinematics; X-ray halo; remarkably flat core for a relatively faint galaxy
    NGC 4374 (M84) E1 0.97 21.3 31.0 10.1 -20.9 960? 297 186° +12.9 3.2/5 v,sig,h3,h4 to 65" (AK); AXAF target; 102 PN pos (JCF) envelope; prominent skewed central dust lane; ionised gas; double-lobed radi galaxy; paired with NGC 4406; in Virgo Cluster; AK model
    NGC 4494 E2 0.82 21.3 30.5 10.7 -19.8 1310 158 188° +25.8 1.6/2.4 v,sig,h3,h4 to 32" (BSG); AXAF target; 183 PN pos (JCH) rapid rotator; stellar disk & dust ring inside 5"; LSB companion; in Ursa Major Cloud/Coma I Group?; MB, AK models
    NGC 4552 (M89) boE1 (S0?) 1.0 23.2 30.7 10.7 -20.0 288 264 189° +12.6 ??/?? v,sig,h3,h4 to 25" (BSG); SAURON boxy; envelope; in cluster?; MB model
    NGC 4636 E2 1.95 22.5 30.6 10.4 -20.2 1086 211 191° +2.7 (4x)??/?? v,sig,h3,h4 to 13" (BSG); AXAF target envelope; ionised gas ring; radio source; large X-ray halo; isolated; AK model
    NGC 4649 (M60) boE2 1.37 21.4 30.8 9.8 -21.0 1280? 339 191° +11.6 ??/?? v,sig,h3,h4 to 39" (BSG); AXAF target; 32 PN pos (JCF) boxy; envelope; in Virgo Cluster

    Abbreviations:
    AK (Kronawitter, Saglia, Gerhard, & Bender 2000)
    BSG (Bender, Saglia, & Gerhard 1994)
    CH (Halliday, Davies, Kuntschner, Birkinshaw, Bender, Saglia, & Baggley 2001)
    CJD (Ciardullo, Jacoby, & Dejonghe 1993)
    CJF (Ciardullo, Jacoby, & Ford 1989)
    JCF (Jacoby, Ciardullo, & Ford 1990)
    JCH (Jacoby, Ciardullo, & Harris 1996)
    KG (Gebhardt et al. 2000)
    MB (Magorrian & Ballantyne 2000)
    TMWa,b (Tremblay, Merritt, & Williams 1995a,b)


    Last updated by AJR, 9 Apr 2001.