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Nuclear emission-line properties of nearby galaxies: a complete sample survey

Grant number: 17/18733-5
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Post-Doctorate
Effective date (Start): November 01, 2017
Effective date (End): January 31, 2022
Field of knowledge:Physical Sciences and Mathematics - Astronomy - Extragalactic Astrophysics
Principal researcher:Laerte Sodré Junior
Grantee:Daniel May Nicolazzi
Home Institution: Instituto de Astronomia, Geofísica e Ciências Atmosféricas (IAG). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Paulo , SP, Brazil
Associated research grant:11/51680-6 - Exploring the universe: from the galaxies formation to Earth-like planets with the Giant Magellan Telescope, AP.ESP

Abstract

Galactic nuclei are special regions of galaxies, hosting supermassive black holes and stellar populations that record important aspects of the history of the galaxy formation and evolution. We are performing a survey of nuclei of a complete sample of galaxies with deep 3D spectroscopy on the 8m Gemini telescopes, with a combination of unprecedented spatial resolution and signal-to noise. We aim to detect and study the statistical, geometric and physical properties of Low Luminosity AGN: "dwarf" Seyferts and LINERs as well as starburst and inactive nuclei. We propose to carry out the deepest demographic study of supermassive black holes and their local environment yet performed.

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