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The SAMI Galaxy Survey: spatially resolving the main sequence of star formation

Medling, Anne; Cortese, L.; Croom, S.; Green, Andrew W.; Groves, Brent Allan; Hampton, Elise; Ho, I. Ting; Davies, L. J. M.; Kewley, Lisa; Moffett, Amanda J.; Schaefer, A. L.; Taylor, Edward; Zafar, T.; Bekki, Kenji; Colless, Matthew; Federrath, Christoph; Sharp, Robert

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We present the ∼800 star formation rate maps for the Sydney-AAO Multi-object Integral field spectrograph (SAMI) Galaxy Survey based on H α emission maps, corrected for dust attenuation via the Balmer decrement, that are included in the SAMI Public Data Release 1. We mask out spaxels contaminated by non-stellar emission using the [O III]/H β, [N II]/H α, [S II]/H α, and [O I]/H α line ratios. Using these maps, we examine the global and resolved star-forming main sequences of SAMI galaxies as a...[Show more]

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Date published: 2018-01-16
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/199658
Source: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
DOI: 10.1093/mnras/sty127
Access Rights: Open Access

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