Calculating MBH Scaling Relations for AGNs using 2D Galaxy Decomposition Software to Analyse HST Images
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College of Science and Mathematics
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BA in Physics
Vardha N. Bennert, College of Science and Mathematics, Physics Department
This study uses the 2D galaxy decomposition software GALFIT developed by Dr. Chien Peng to analyse Hubble Space Telescope images of 14 Active Galactic Nuclei (AGNs) and obtain their M_BH-spheroid luminosity scaling relations for comparison with previous studies.