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The internal kinematics of dwarf spheroidal galaxies

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  • M. I. Wilkinson
  • Jan Kleyna
  • N. W. Evans
  • G. Gilmore
  • J. I. Read
  • Andreas Koch
  • E. K. Grebel
  • M. Irwin
<mark>Journal publication date</mark>2006
<mark>Journal</mark>EAS Publications Series
Number of pages4
Pages (from-to)29-32
Publication StatusPublished
<mark>Original language</mark>English


The status of kinematic observations in Local Group dwarf spheroidal galaxies (dSphs) is reviewed. Various approaches to the dynamical modelling of these data are discussed and some general features of dSph dark matter haloes based on simple mass models are presented.