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SDSS IV MaNGA - the spatially resolved transition from star formation to quiescence. / Belfiore, Francesco; Maiolino, Roberto; Maraston, Claudia; Emsellem, Eric; Bershady, Matthew A.; Masters, Karen L.; Bizyaev, Dmitry; Boquien, Médéric; Brownstein, Joel R.; Bundy, Kevin; Diamond-Stanic, Aleksandar M.; Drory, Niv; Heckman, Timothy M.; Law, David R.; Malanushenko, Olena; Oravetz, Audrey; Pan, Kaike; Roman-Lopes, Alexandre; Thomas, Daniel; Weijmans, Anne-Marie; Westfall, Kyle B.; Yan, Renbin.

In: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Vol. 466, No. 3, 04.2017, p. 2570-2589.

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Belfiore, F, Maiolino, R, Maraston, C, Emsellem, E, Bershady, MA, Masters, KL, Bizyaev, D, Boquien, M, Brownstein, JR, Bundy, K, Diamond-Stanic, AM, Drory, N, Heckman, TM, Law, DR, Malanushenko, O, Oravetz, A, Pan, K, Roman-Lopes, A, Thomas, D, Weijmans, A-M, Westfall, KB & Yan, R 2017, 'SDSS IV MaNGA - the spatially resolved transition from star formation to quiescence', Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, vol. 466, no. 3, pp. 2570-2589. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stw3211

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Belfiore, F., Maiolino, R., Maraston, C., Emsellem, E., Bershady, M. A., Masters, K. L., Bizyaev, D., Boquien, M., Brownstein, J. R., Bundy, K., Diamond-Stanic, A. M., Drory, N., Heckman, T. M., Law, D. R., Malanushenko, O., Oravetz, A., Pan, K., Roman-Lopes, A., Thomas, D., ... Yan, R. (2017). SDSS IV MaNGA - the spatially resolved transition from star formation to quiescence. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 466(3), 2570-2589. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stw3211

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Belfiore F, Maiolino R, Maraston C, Emsellem E, Bershady MA, Masters KL et al. SDSS IV MaNGA - the spatially resolved transition from star formation to quiescence. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 2017 Apr;466(3):2570-2589. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stw3211

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Belfiore, Francesco ; Maiolino, Roberto ; Maraston, Claudia ; Emsellem, Eric ; Bershady, Matthew A. ; Masters, Karen L. ; Bizyaev, Dmitry ; Boquien, Médéric ; Brownstein, Joel R. ; Bundy, Kevin ; Diamond-Stanic, Aleksandar M. ; Drory, Niv ; Heckman, Timothy M. ; Law, David R. ; Malanushenko, Olena ; Oravetz, Audrey ; Pan, Kaike ; Roman-Lopes, Alexandre ; Thomas, Daniel ; Weijmans, Anne-Marie ; Westfall, Kyle B. ; Yan, Renbin. / SDSS IV MaNGA - the spatially resolved transition from star formation to quiescence. In: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 2017 ; Vol. 466, No. 3. pp. 2570-2589.

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title = "SDSS IV MaNGA - the spatially resolved transition from star formation to quiescence",
abstract = "Using spatially resolved spectroscopy from SDSS-IV MaNGA we have demonstrated that low ionisation emission line regions (LIERs) in local galaxies result from photoionisation by hot evolved stars, not active galactic nuclei. LIERs are ubiquitous in both quiescent galaxies and in the central regions of galaxies where star formation takes place at larger radii. We refer to these two classes of galaxies as extended LIER (eLIER) and central LIER (cLIER) galaxies respectively. cLIERs are late type galaxies located around the green valley, in the transition region between the star formation main sequence and quiescent galaxies. These galaxies display regular disc rotation in both stars and gas, although featuring a higher central stellar velocity dispersion than star forming galaxies of the same mass. cLIERs are consistent with being slowly quenched inside-out; the transformation is associated with massive bulges, pointing towards the importance of bulge growth via secular evolution. eLIERs are morphologically early types and are indistinguishable from passive galaxies devoid of line emission in terms of their stellar populations, morphology and central stellar velocity dispersion. Ionised gas in eLIERs shows both disturbed and disc-like kinematics. When a large-scale flow/rotation is observed in the gas, it is often misaligned relative to the stellar component. These features indicate that eLIERs are passive galaxies harbouring a residual cold gas component, acquired mostly via external accretion. Importantly, quiescent galaxies devoid of line emission reside in denser environments and have significantly higher satellite fraction than eLIERs. Environmental effects thus represent the likely cause for the existence of line-less galaxies on the red sequence.",
keywords = "astro-ph.GA, galaxies: ISM, galaxies: evolution, galaxies: fundamental parameters, galaxies: survey, RCUK, STFC",
author = "Francesco Belfiore and Roberto Maiolino and Claudia Maraston and Eric Emsellem and Bershady, {Matthew A.} and Masters, {Karen L.} and Dmitry Bizyaev and M{\'e}d{\'e}ric Boquien and Brownstein, {Joel R.} and Kevin Bundy and Diamond-Stanic, {Aleksandar M.} and Niv Drory and Heckman, {Timothy M.} and Law, {David R.} and Olena Malanushenko and Audrey Oravetz and Kaike Pan and Alexandre Roman-Lopes and Daniel Thomas and Anne-Marie Weijmans and Westfall, {Kyle B.} and Renbin Yan",
year = "2017",
month = apr,
doi = "10.1093/mnras/stw3211",
language = "English",
volume = "466",
pages = "2570--2589",
journal = "MNRAS",
issn = "0035-8711",
publisher = "Oxford University Press",
number = "3",

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RIS

TY - JOUR

T1 - SDSS IV MaNGA - the spatially resolved transition from star formation to quiescence

AU - Belfiore, Francesco

AU - Maiolino, Roberto

AU - Maraston, Claudia

AU - Emsellem, Eric

AU - Bershady, Matthew A.

AU - Masters, Karen L.

AU - Bizyaev, Dmitry

AU - Boquien, Médéric

AU - Brownstein, Joel R.

AU - Bundy, Kevin

AU - Diamond-Stanic, Aleksandar M.

AU - Drory, Niv

AU - Heckman, Timothy M.

AU - Law, David R.

AU - Malanushenko, Olena

AU - Oravetz, Audrey

AU - Pan, Kaike

AU - Roman-Lopes, Alexandre

AU - Thomas, Daniel

AU - Weijmans, Anne-Marie

AU - Westfall, Kyle B.

AU - Yan, Renbin

PY - 2017/4

Y1 - 2017/4

N2 - Using spatially resolved spectroscopy from SDSS-IV MaNGA we have demonstrated that low ionisation emission line regions (LIERs) in local galaxies result from photoionisation by hot evolved stars, not active galactic nuclei. LIERs are ubiquitous in both quiescent galaxies and in the central regions of galaxies where star formation takes place at larger radii. We refer to these two classes of galaxies as extended LIER (eLIER) and central LIER (cLIER) galaxies respectively. cLIERs are late type galaxies located around the green valley, in the transition region between the star formation main sequence and quiescent galaxies. These galaxies display regular disc rotation in both stars and gas, although featuring a higher central stellar velocity dispersion than star forming galaxies of the same mass. cLIERs are consistent with being slowly quenched inside-out; the transformation is associated with massive bulges, pointing towards the importance of bulge growth via secular evolution. eLIERs are morphologically early types and are indistinguishable from passive galaxies devoid of line emission in terms of their stellar populations, morphology and central stellar velocity dispersion. Ionised gas in eLIERs shows both disturbed and disc-like kinematics. When a large-scale flow/rotation is observed in the gas, it is often misaligned relative to the stellar component. These features indicate that eLIERs are passive galaxies harbouring a residual cold gas component, acquired mostly via external accretion. Importantly, quiescent galaxies devoid of line emission reside in denser environments and have significantly higher satellite fraction than eLIERs. Environmental effects thus represent the likely cause for the existence of line-less galaxies on the red sequence.

AB - Using spatially resolved spectroscopy from SDSS-IV MaNGA we have demonstrated that low ionisation emission line regions (LIERs) in local galaxies result from photoionisation by hot evolved stars, not active galactic nuclei. LIERs are ubiquitous in both quiescent galaxies and in the central regions of galaxies where star formation takes place at larger radii. We refer to these two classes of galaxies as extended LIER (eLIER) and central LIER (cLIER) galaxies respectively. cLIERs are late type galaxies located around the green valley, in the transition region between the star formation main sequence and quiescent galaxies. These galaxies display regular disc rotation in both stars and gas, although featuring a higher central stellar velocity dispersion than star forming galaxies of the same mass. cLIERs are consistent with being slowly quenched inside-out; the transformation is associated with massive bulges, pointing towards the importance of bulge growth via secular evolution. eLIERs are morphologically early types and are indistinguishable from passive galaxies devoid of line emission in terms of their stellar populations, morphology and central stellar velocity dispersion. Ionised gas in eLIERs shows both disturbed and disc-like kinematics. When a large-scale flow/rotation is observed in the gas, it is often misaligned relative to the stellar component. These features indicate that eLIERs are passive galaxies harbouring a residual cold gas component, acquired mostly via external accretion. Importantly, quiescent galaxies devoid of line emission reside in denser environments and have significantly higher satellite fraction than eLIERs. Environmental effects thus represent the likely cause for the existence of line-less galaxies on the red sequence.

KW - astro-ph.GA

KW - galaxies: ISM

KW - galaxies: evolution

KW - galaxies: fundamental parameters

KW - galaxies: survey

KW - RCUK

KW - STFC

U2 - 10.1093/mnras/stw3211

DO - 10.1093/mnras/stw3211

M3 - Article

VL - 466

SP - 2570

EP - 2589

JO - MNRAS

JF - MNRAS

SN - 0035-8711

IS - 3

ER -

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