Sessions

Galaxy structure in the low-redshift universe
This parallel session aims to bring together multiple observational techniques (e.g. IFU spectroscopy, visual morphology, photometric decomposition) within the field of low-redshift galaxy structure in order to give insight into the mechanisms responsible for galaxy evolution.

Studying the spatial structure and kinematics of galaxies in large, low-redshift surveys allows us to compare how internal and external processes play a role in the evolution of the galaxies we observe today. The components in a given galaxy have formed over a range of times and through different mechanisms, and evidence of these processes are recorded in their stellar populations.

We aim to bring together observers of the low-redshift universe to spark discussion and collaboration on the following topics:
- The kinematics of low-redshift galaxies and how this can be related to more traditional morphologies.
- The physical processes that may have contributed to the spatial structure of low-redshift galaxies and their components.
Rebecca Kennedy, Ross Hart
A6, B7. Tuesday 4:30pm, Wednesday 9am

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