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Star Formation in NGC 5194 (M51a). II. The Spatially Resolved Star Formation Law

Kennicutt, Robert C; Calzetti, Daniela; Walter, Fabian; Helou, George; Hollenbach, David J.; Armus, Lee; Bendo, George J; Dale, Daniel A; Draine, Bruce T; Engelbracht, Charles W; Gordon, Karl D; Prescott, Moire K. M.; Regan, Michael W.; Thornley, Michele D; Bot, Caroline; Brinks, Elias; de Blok, Willem; de Mello, Dulia; Meyer, Martin; Moustakas, John; Murphy, Eric J; Sheth, Kartik; Smith, John-David T


We have studied the relationship between the star formation rate (SFR), surface density, and gas surface density in the spiral galaxy M51a (NGC 5194), using multiwavelength data obtained as part of the Spitzer Infrared Nearby Galaxies Survey (SINGS ). We

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
Source: Astrophysical Journal, The
DOI: 10.1086/522300


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