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SDSS IV MaNGA - spatially resolved diagnostic diagrams : a proof that many galaxies are LIERs. / Belfiore, Francesco; Maiolino, Roberto; Maraston, Claudia; Emsellem, Eric; Bershady, Matthew A.; Masters, Karen L.; Yan, Renbin; Bizyaev, Dmitry; Boquien, Médéric; Brownstein, Joel R.; Bundy, Kevin; Drory, Niv; Heckman, Timothy M.; Law, David R.; Roman-Lopes, Alexandre; Pan, Kaike; Stanghellini, Letizia; Thomas, Daniel; Weijmans, Anne-Marie; Westfall, Kyle B.

In: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Vol. 461, No. 3, 21.09.2016, p. 3111-3134.

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Belfiore, F, Maiolino, R, Maraston, C, Emsellem, E, Bershady, MA, Masters, KL, Yan, R, Bizyaev, D, Boquien, M, Brownstein, JR, Bundy, K, Drory, N, Heckman, TM, Law, DR, Roman-Lopes, A, Pan, K, Stanghellini, L, Thomas, D, Weijmans, A-M & Westfall, KB 2016, 'SDSS IV MaNGA - spatially resolved diagnostic diagrams: a proof that many galaxies are LIERs', Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, vol. 461, no. 3, pp. 3111-3134. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stw1234

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Belfiore, F., Maiolino, R., Maraston, C., Emsellem, E., Bershady, M. A., Masters, K. L., Yan, R., Bizyaev, D., Boquien, M., Brownstein, J. R., Bundy, K., Drory, N., Heckman, T. M., Law, D. R., Roman-Lopes, A., Pan, K., Stanghellini, L., Thomas, D., Weijmans, A-M., & Westfall, K. B. (2016). SDSS IV MaNGA - spatially resolved diagnostic diagrams: a proof that many galaxies are LIERs. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 461(3), 3111-3134. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stw1234

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Belfiore F, Maiolino R, Maraston C, Emsellem E, Bershady MA, Masters KL et al. SDSS IV MaNGA - spatially resolved diagnostic diagrams: a proof that many galaxies are LIERs. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 2016 Sep 21;461(3):3111-3134. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stw1234

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Belfiore, Francesco ; Maiolino, Roberto ; Maraston, Claudia ; Emsellem, Eric ; Bershady, Matthew A. ; Masters, Karen L. ; Yan, Renbin ; Bizyaev, Dmitry ; Boquien, Médéric ; Brownstein, Joel R. ; Bundy, Kevin ; Drory, Niv ; Heckman, Timothy M. ; Law, David R. ; Roman-Lopes, Alexandre ; Pan, Kaike ; Stanghellini, Letizia ; Thomas, Daniel ; Weijmans, Anne-Marie ; Westfall, Kyle B. / SDSS IV MaNGA - spatially resolved diagnostic diagrams : a proof that many galaxies are LIERs. In: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 2016 ; Vol. 461, No. 3. pp. 3111-3134.

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abstract = "We study the spatially resolved excitation properties of the ionised gas in a sample of 646 galaxies using integral field spectroscopy data from SDSS-IV MaNGA. Making use of Baldwin-Philips-Terlevich diagnostic diagrams we demonstrate the ubiquitous presence of extended (kpc scale) low ionisation emission-line regions (LIERs) in both star forming and quiescent galaxies. In star forming galaxies LIER emission can be associated with diffuse ionised gas, most evident as extra-planar emission in edge-on systems. In addition, we identify two main classes of galaxies displaying LIER emission: `central LIER' (cLIER) galaxies, where central LIER emission is spatially extended, but accompanied by star formation at larger galactocentric distances, and `extended LIER' (eLIER) galaxies, where LIER emission is extended throughout the whole galaxy. In eLIER and cLIER galaxies, LIER emission is associated with radially flat, low H$\alpha$ equivalent width of line emission ($",
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AU - Belfiore, Francesco

AU - Maiolino, Roberto

AU - Maraston, Claudia

AU - Emsellem, Eric

AU - Bershady, Matthew A.

AU - Masters, Karen L.

AU - Yan, Renbin

AU - Bizyaev, Dmitry

AU - Boquien, Médéric

AU - Brownstein, Joel R.

AU - Bundy, Kevin

AU - Drory, Niv

AU - Heckman, Timothy M.

AU - Law, David R.

AU - Roman-Lopes, Alexandre

AU - Pan, Kaike

AU - Stanghellini, Letizia

AU - Thomas, Daniel

AU - Weijmans, Anne-Marie

AU - Westfall, Kyle B.

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PY - 2016/9/21

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N2 - We study the spatially resolved excitation properties of the ionised gas in a sample of 646 galaxies using integral field spectroscopy data from SDSS-IV MaNGA. Making use of Baldwin-Philips-Terlevich diagnostic diagrams we demonstrate the ubiquitous presence of extended (kpc scale) low ionisation emission-line regions (LIERs) in both star forming and quiescent galaxies. In star forming galaxies LIER emission can be associated with diffuse ionised gas, most evident as extra-planar emission in edge-on systems. In addition, we identify two main classes of galaxies displaying LIER emission: `central LIER' (cLIER) galaxies, where central LIER emission is spatially extended, but accompanied by star formation at larger galactocentric distances, and `extended LIER' (eLIER) galaxies, where LIER emission is extended throughout the whole galaxy. In eLIER and cLIER galaxies, LIER emission is associated with radially flat, low H$\alpha$ equivalent width of line emission ($

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KW - surveys

KW - galaxies: evolution

KW - galaxies: fundamental parameters

KW - galaxies: ISM

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