Powerful Outflows in Seyfert Galaxies : Wind- Vs. Jet-Driven Models

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dc.contributor.author Kreimeyer, Kory
dc.contributor.author Bergot, Deanna
dc.contributor.author Leifeld, Julie
dc.contributor.author Mirocha, Jordan
dc.date.accessioned 2010-04-19T18:55:56Z
dc.date.available 2010-04-19T18:55:56Z
dc.date.issued 2010-04-19T18:55:56Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2092/1281
dc.description Advisor: Charles Nelson en_US
dc.description.abstract Seyfert galaxies are active galaxies characterized by luminous outflows from a central super massive black hole. The outflow mechanism has not been fully determined, but the two primary competing systems are a wind-driven conical outflow and a jet-driven cylindrical outflow. We are developing models with a variety of parameters, including inclination, cone opening angle, etc. By varying these parameters, we can add detail to the model to more completely match the observed velocities. We compare the models to the Hubble Space Telescope long-slit spectra of the Seyfert galaxies NGC 1068 and NGC 4151 in an effort to more fully understand the actual outflow mechanism of these galaxies. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Drake University, Department of Physics and Astronomy en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries DUCURS 2010;32
dc.subject Seyfert galaxies en_US
dc.subject Bipolar out-flows (Astrophysics) en_US
dc.subject Hubble Space Telescope (Spacecraft) en_US
dc.title Powerful Outflows in Seyfert Galaxies : Wind- Vs. Jet-Driven Models en_US
dc.type Presentation en_US


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    Poster sessions and presentation from the Drake University Conference on Undergraduate Research in the Sciences held each April at Olmsted Center on the Drake campus.

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