"Spectroscopy of star-forming regions in UV bright, interacting starburst galaxies"

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dc.contributor.author Frazier, Aaron G.
dc.contributor.author Nelson, Charles H.
dc.date.accessioned 2005-06-23T14:27:49Z
dc.date.available 2005-06-23T14:27:49Z
dc.date.issued 2005-06-23T14:27:49Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2092/269
dc.description Aaron G. Frazier is a student at Drake University and Charles Nelson is Assistant Professor of Astronomy at Drake. He can be contacted at charles.nelson@drake.edu en
dc.description.abstract We have obtained long-slit spectroscopy of the star-forming regions in NGC3395, NGC3396, NGC3991, NGC3994, and NGC3995 emit strongly in the ultraviolet, indicating multiple regions of active star formation. To investigate the nature of the star formation, we obtained U, B, V, and R images using the 40 inch telescope at Mt. Laguna. Our goal is to determine the sequence of star-formation episodes in these systems. Possibilities include a "chain reaction" - one burst triggering another burst and so on - or a continuity of stellar formation that remains apporximately constant with time. en
dc.description.sponsorship Drake University, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Physics and Astronomy. en
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dc.language.iso en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries DUCURS 2005;32
dc.subject Stars--Formation en
dc.subject Starbursts en
dc.subject Galaxies en
dc.title "Spectroscopy of star-forming regions in UV bright, interacting starburst galaxies" en
dc.type Presentation en


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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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