To be published in the Proceedings of the XLIst Rencontres de Moriond, XXVIth Astrophysics Moriond Meeting: "From dark halos to light", Eds. L.Tresse, S. Maurogordato and J. Tran Thanh Van (Editions Frontieres).
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M / L IN INDIVIDUAL GALAXIES

Eric Emsellem

Université de Lyon 1, CRAL, Observatoire de Lyon, 9 av. Charles André, 69230 Saint-Genis Laval, France; CNRS, UMR 5574; ENS de Lyon, Lyon, France

In this short report, I briefly review and illustrate different techniques used to derive mass (hence M / L) profiles of individual galaxies.


Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION

MASSES FROM X RAY HALOS

LENSING

VELOCITY PROFILES

BARS, WARPS AND RINGS

STELLAR DYNAMICS

THE VANISHING

SATELLITES, X-RAY BINARIES AND STELLAR POPULATIONS

BRIEF CONCLUSIONS

REFERENCES

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