AAS 204th Meeting, June 2004
Session 40 Galaxies
Poster, Tuesday, June 1, 2004, 10:00am-7:00pm, Ballroom

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[40.04] Mid-Infrared Observations of the Halo of NGC 5907

M. L. N. Ashby (Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory), J. L. Pipher, W. J. Forrest (University of Rochester), J. R. Stauffer (California Institute of Technology/SIRTF Science Center), P. Barmby, S. P. Willner, G. G. Fazio, H. A. Smith (Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory), R. G. Arendt (NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center), J. J. Bock (California Institute of Technology)

In 2003 December, the newly-launched Spitzer Space Telescope imaged the nearby edge-on spiral galaxy NGC 5907 in four wavebands from 3.6 to 8.0 microns. In this contribution we present the images and discuss their implications for the baryonic content of the dark matter halo.

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