A&A Supplement series, Vol. 122, May I 1997, 521-528
Received May 2; accepted August 21, 1996
F. Simien and Ph. Prugniel
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CRAL-Observatoire de Lyon (CNRS: UMR 142), F-69561 St-Genis-Laval Cedex, France
As part of an ongoing program on the main parameters of early-type galaxies, we have performed long-slit absorption spectroscopy on a sample of 21 ellipticals and S0s. We present determinations of the central velocity dispersion and, for 18 objects, velocity-dispersion profiles and rotation curves.
keywords: galaxies: elliptical & lenticular, cD -- galaxies: kinematics and dynamics -- galaxies: fundamental parameters