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Aperture Synthesis Maps of CO Emission from M51

Lo, K. Y. and Berge, G. and Claussen, M. and Heiligman, G. and Keene, J. and Masson, C. and Phillips, T. and Sargent, A. and Scoville, N. and Watson, D. and Woody, D. (1984) Aperture Synthesis Maps of CO Emission from M51. In: International Symposium on Millimeter and Submillimeter Wave Radio Astronomy. International Union of Radio Science , Granada, Spain, pp. 223-226. https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20160421-164244322

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Abstract

7"-resolution maps of CO emission from the central 2' of M51 have been made with the Owens Valley millimeter-wave interferometer. Relative warm gas from giant molecular clouds is seen largely confined to arms coincident with the dust lanes, forming coherent structure on the scale of ~3 Kpc. There is a minimum of CO emission within 400 pc of the center. Integrated CO intensity maps are presented. Non-circular motion of the CO gas is evident from the velocity field.


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Sargent, A.0000-0002-4633-5098
Scoville, N.0000-0002-0438-3323
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