Accès gratuit
Volume 369, Numéro 2, April II 2001
Page(s) 473 - 509
Section Extragalactic astronomy
Publié en ligne 15 avril 2001

A&A 369, 473-509 (2001)
DOI: 10.1051/0004-6361:20010154

An atlas of mid-infrared dust emission in spiral galaxies

H. Roussel1, L. Vigroux1, A. Bosma2, M. Sauvage1, C. Bonoli3, P. Gallais1, T. Hawarden4, J. Lequeux5, S. Madden1 and P. Mazzei3

1  DAPNIA/Service d'Astrophysique, CEA/Saclay, 91191 Gif-sur-Yvette Cedex, France
2  Observatoire de Marseille, 2 place Le Verrier, 13248 Marseille Cedex 4, France
3  Osservatorio Astronomico di Padova, 5 Vicolo dell'Osservatorio, 35122 Padova, Italy
4  Joint Astronomy Center, 660 N. A'ohoku Place, Hilo, Hawaii 96720, USA
5  Observatoire de Paris, 61 avenue de l'Observatoire, 75014 Paris, France

(Received 3 November 2000 / Accepted 23 January 2001 )

We present maps of dust emission at 7 $\mu$m and 15 $\mu$m/7 $\mu$m intensity ratios of selected regions in 43 spiral galaxies observed with ISOCAM. This atlas is a complement to studies based on these observations, dealing with star formation in centers of barred galaxies and in spiral disks. It is accompanied by a detailed description of data reduction and an inventory of generic morphological properties in groups defined according to bar strength and HI gas content.

Key words: atlas -- galaxies: spiral -- galaxies: ISM -- infrared: ISM: continuum -- infrared: ISM: lines and bands

Offprint request: H. Roussel,

SIMBAD Objects

© ESO 2001

Current usage metrics show cumulative count of Article Views (full-text article views including HTML views, PDF and ePub downloads, according to the available data) and Abstracts Views on Vision4Press platform.

Data correspond to usage on the plateform after 2015. The current usage metrics is available 48-96 hours after online publication and is updated daily on week days.

Initial download of the metrics may take a while.