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The dust and gas properties of M83

K Foyle, CD Wilson, E Mentuch, G Bendo, A Dariush, T Parkin, M Pohlen, M Sauvage, MWL Smith, H Roussel, et al. (2012) MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY. 421(4). p.2917-2929
abstract
We examine the dust and gas properties of the nearby, barred galaxy M83, which is part of the Very Nearby Galaxy Survey. Using images from the Photodetector Array Camera and Spectrometer (PACS) and Spectral and Photometric Imaging REceiver (SPIRE) instruments of Herschel, we examine the dust temperature and dust mass surface density distribution. We find that the nuclear, bar and spiral arm regions exhibit higher dust temperatures and masses compared to interarm regions. However, the distributions of dust temperature and mass are not spatially coincident. Assuming a trailing spiral structure, the dust temperature peaks in the spiral arms lie ahead of the dust surface density peaks. The dust mass surface density correlates well with the distribution of molecular gas as traced by CO (J= 3?2) images (James Clerk Maxwell Telescope) and the star formation rate as traced by Ha with a correction for obscured star formation using 24-mu m emission. Using H i images from The H i Nearby Galaxy Survey (THINGS) to trace the atomic gas component, we make total gas mass surface density maps and calculate the gas-to-dust ratio. We find a mean gas-to-dust ratio of 84 +/- 4 with higher values in the inner region assuming a constant CO-to-H2 conversion factor. We also examine the gas-to-dust ratio using CO-to-H2 conversion factor that varies with metallicity.
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galaxies: ISM, galaxies: individual: M83, galaxies: spiral, infrared: galaxies, CLERK MAXWELL TELESCOPE, SPECTRAL ENERGY-DISTRIBUTION, CO-TO-H-2 CONVERSION FACTOR, UNIVERSE GALAXY SURVEY, STAR-FORMATION RATES, SPIRAL GALAXIES, MOLECULAR GAS, NEARBY GALAXIES, INFRARED-EMISSION, INTERSTELLAR DUST
journal title
MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY
Mon. Not. Roy. Astron. Soc.
volume
421
issue
4
pages
2917 - 2929
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Article
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000302620700017
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ASTRONOMY & ASTROPHYSICS
JCR impact factor
5.521 (2012)
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9/56 (2012)
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1 (2012)
ISSN
0035-8711
DOI
10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.20520.x
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English
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A1
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2113441
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http://hdl.handle.net/1854/LU-2113441
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2012-05-25 14:44:09
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  abstract     = {We examine the dust and gas properties of the nearby, barred galaxy M83, which is part of the Very Nearby Galaxy Survey. Using images from the Photodetector Array Camera and Spectrometer (PACS) and Spectral and Photometric Imaging REceiver (SPIRE) instruments of Herschel, we examine the dust temperature and dust mass surface density distribution. We find that the nuclear, bar and spiral arm regions exhibit higher dust temperatures and masses compared to interarm regions. However, the distributions of dust temperature and mass are not spatially coincident. Assuming a trailing spiral structure, the dust temperature peaks in the spiral arms lie ahead of the dust surface density peaks. The dust mass surface density correlates well with the distribution of molecular gas as traced by CO (J= 3?2) images (James Clerk Maxwell Telescope) and the star formation rate as traced by Ha with a correction for obscured star formation using 24-mu m emission. Using H i images from The H i Nearby Galaxy Survey (THINGS) to trace the atomic gas component, we make total gas mass surface density maps and calculate the gas-to-dust ratio. We find a mean gas-to-dust ratio of 84 +/- 4 with higher values in the inner region assuming a constant CO-to-H2 conversion factor. We also examine the gas-to-dust ratio using CO-to-H2 conversion factor that varies with metallicity.},
  author       = {Foyle, K and Wilson, CD and Mentuch, E and Bendo, G and Dariush, A and Parkin, T and Pohlen, M and Sauvage, M and Smith, MWL and Roussel, H and Baes, Maarten and Boquien, M and Boselli, A and Clements, DL and Cooray, A and Davies, JI and Eales, SA and Madden, S and Page, MJ and Spinoglio, L},
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  journal      = {MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY},
  keyword      = {galaxies: ISM,galaxies: individual: M83,galaxies: spiral,infrared: galaxies,CLERK MAXWELL TELESCOPE,SPECTRAL ENERGY-DISTRIBUTION,CO-TO-H-2 CONVERSION FACTOR,UNIVERSE GALAXY SURVEY,STAR-FORMATION RATES,SPIRAL GALAXIES,MOLECULAR GAS,NEARBY GALAXIES,INFRARED-EMISSION,INTERSTELLAR DUST},
  language     = {eng},
  number       = {4},
  pages        = {2917--2929},
  title        = {The dust and gas properties of M83},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.20520.x},
  volume       = {421},
  year         = {2012},
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Chicago
Foyle, K, CD Wilson, E Mentuch, G Bendo, A Dariush, T Parkin, M Pohlen, et al. 2012. “The Dust and Gas Properties of M83.” Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 421 (4): 2917–2929.
APA
Foyle, K., Wilson, C., Mentuch, E., Bendo, G., Dariush, A., Parkin, T., Pohlen, M., et al. (2012). The dust and gas properties of M83. MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, 421(4), 2917–2929.
Vancouver
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Foyle K, Wilson C, Mentuch E, Bendo G, Dariush A, Parkin T, et al. The dust and gas properties of M83. MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY. 2012;421(4):2917–29.
MLA
Foyle, K, CD Wilson, E Mentuch, et al. “The Dust and Gas Properties of M83.” MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY 421.4 (2012): 2917–2929. Print.