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SDSS-IV MaNGA : a serendipitous observation of a potential gas accretion event. / Cheung, Edmond; Stark, David V.; Huang, Song; Rubin, Kate H. R.; Lin, Lihwai; Tremonti, Christy; Zhang, Kai; Yan, Renbin; Bizyaev, Dmitry; Boquien, Médéric; Brownstein, Joel R.; Drory, Niv; Gelfand, Joseph D.; Knapen, Johan H.; Maiolino, Roberto; Malanushenko, Olena; Masters, Karen L.; Merrifield, Michael R.; Pace, Zach; Pan, Kaike; Riffel, Rogemar A.; Roman-Lopes, Alexandre; Rujopakarn, Wiphu; Schneider, Donald P.; Stott, John P.; Thomas, Daniel; Weijmans, Anne-Marie.

In: The Astrophysical Journal, Vol. 832, No. 2, 30.11.2016.

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Harvard

Cheung, E, Stark, DV, Huang, S, Rubin, KHR, Lin, L, Tremonti, C, Zhang, K, Yan, R, Bizyaev, D, Boquien, M, Brownstein, JR, Drory, N, Gelfand, JD, Knapen, JH, Maiolino, R, Malanushenko, O, Masters, KL, Merrifield, MR, Pace, Z, Pan, K, Riffel, RA, Roman-Lopes, A, Rujopakarn, W, Schneider, DP, Stott, JP, Thomas, D & Weijmans, A-M 2016, 'SDSS-IV MaNGA: a serendipitous observation of a potential gas accretion event', The Astrophysical Journal, vol. 832, no. 2. https://doi.org/10.3847/0004-637X/832/2/182

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Cheung, E., Stark, D. V., Huang, S., Rubin, K. H. R., Lin, L., Tremonti, C., Zhang, K., Yan, R., Bizyaev, D., Boquien, M., Brownstein, J. R., Drory, N., Gelfand, J. D., Knapen, J. H., Maiolino, R., Malanushenko, O., Masters, K. L., Merrifield, M. R., Pace, Z., ... Weijmans, A-M. (2016). SDSS-IV MaNGA: a serendipitous observation of a potential gas accretion event. The Astrophysical Journal, 832(2). https://doi.org/10.3847/0004-637X/832/2/182

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Cheung E, Stark DV, Huang S, Rubin KHR, Lin L, Tremonti C et al. SDSS-IV MaNGA: a serendipitous observation of a potential gas accretion event. The Astrophysical Journal. 2016 Nov 30;832(2). https://doi.org/10.3847/0004-637X/832/2/182

Author

Cheung, Edmond ; Stark, David V. ; Huang, Song ; Rubin, Kate H. R. ; Lin, Lihwai ; Tremonti, Christy ; Zhang, Kai ; Yan, Renbin ; Bizyaev, Dmitry ; Boquien, Médéric ; Brownstein, Joel R. ; Drory, Niv ; Gelfand, Joseph D. ; Knapen, Johan H. ; Maiolino, Roberto ; Malanushenko, Olena ; Masters, Karen L. ; Merrifield, Michael R. ; Pace, Zach ; Pan, Kaike ; Riffel, Rogemar A. ; Roman-Lopes, Alexandre ; Rujopakarn, Wiphu ; Schneider, Donald P. ; Stott, John P. ; Thomas, Daniel ; Weijmans, Anne-Marie. / SDSS-IV MaNGA : a serendipitous observation of a potential gas accretion event. In: The Astrophysical Journal. 2016 ; Vol. 832, No. 2.

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title = "SDSS-IV MaNGA: a serendipitous observation of a potential gas accretion event",
abstract = "The nature of warm, ionized gas outside of galaxies may illuminate several key galaxy evolutionary processes. A serendipitous observation by the MaNGA survey has revealed a large, asymmetric Hα complex with no optical counterpart that extends ≈8'' (≈6.3 kpc) beyond the effective radius of a dusty, starbursting galaxy. This Hα extension is approximately three times the effective radius of the host galaxy and displays a tail-like morphology. We analyze its gas-phase metallicities, gaseous kinematics, and emission-line ratios and discuss whether this Hα extension could be diffuse ionized gas, a gas accretion event, or something else. We find that this warm, ionized gas structure is most consistent with gas accretion through recycled wind material, which could be an important process that regulates the low-mass end of the galaxy stellar mass function.",
keywords = "astro-ph.GA, galaxies: evolution, galaxies: formation, galaxies: starburst, galaxies: abundances",
author = "Edmond Cheung and Stark, {David V.} and Song Huang and Rubin, {Kate H. R.} and Lihwai Lin and Christy Tremonti and Kai Zhang and Renbin Yan and Dmitry Bizyaev and M{\'e}d{\'e}ric Boquien and Brownstein, {Joel R.} and Niv Drory and Gelfand, {Joseph D.} and Knapen, {Johan H.} and Roberto Maiolino and Olena Malanushenko and Masters, {Karen L.} and Merrifield, {Michael R.} and Zach Pace and Kaike Pan and Riffel, {Rogemar A.} and Alexandre Roman-Lopes and Wiphu Rujopakarn and Schneider, {Donald P.} and Stott, {John P.} and Daniel Thomas and Anne-Marie Weijmans",
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AU - Rubin, Kate H. R.

AU - Lin, Lihwai

AU - Tremonti, Christy

AU - Zhang, Kai

AU - Yan, Renbin

AU - Bizyaev, Dmitry

AU - Boquien, Médéric

AU - Brownstein, Joel R.

AU - Drory, Niv

AU - Gelfand, Joseph D.

AU - Knapen, Johan H.

AU - Maiolino, Roberto

AU - Malanushenko, Olena

AU - Masters, Karen L.

AU - Merrifield, Michael R.

AU - Pace, Zach

AU - Pan, Kaike

AU - Riffel, Rogemar A.

AU - Roman-Lopes, Alexandre

AU - Rujopakarn, Wiphu

AU - Schneider, Donald P.

AU - Stott, John P.

AU - Thomas, Daniel

AU - Weijmans, Anne-Marie

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AB - The nature of warm, ionized gas outside of galaxies may illuminate several key galaxy evolutionary processes. A serendipitous observation by the MaNGA survey has revealed a large, asymmetric Hα complex with no optical counterpart that extends ≈8'' (≈6.3 kpc) beyond the effective radius of a dusty, starbursting galaxy. This Hα extension is approximately three times the effective radius of the host galaxy and displays a tail-like morphology. We analyze its gas-phase metallicities, gaseous kinematics, and emission-line ratios and discuss whether this Hα extension could be diffuse ionized gas, a gas accretion event, or something else. We find that this warm, ionized gas structure is most consistent with gas accretion through recycled wind material, which could be an important process that regulates the low-mass end of the galaxy stellar mass function.

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KW - galaxies: formation

KW - galaxies: starburst

KW - galaxies: abundances

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