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A Catalog of H I Clouds in the Large Magellanic Cloud

Kim, Sungeun; Rosolowsky, E; Lee, Youngung; Kim, Y; Jung, Y. C.; Dopita, Michael; Elmegreen, B. G.; Freeman, Kenneth; Sault, Robert J; Kesteven, M J; McConnell, D; Chu, You-Hua


A 21 cm neutral hydrogen interferometric survey of the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC) combined with the Parkes multibeam H I single-dish survey clearly shows that the H I gas is distributed in the form of clumps or clouds. The H I clouds and clumps have been identified using a thresholding method with three separate brightness temperature thresholds (Tb). Each catalog of H I cloud candidates shows a power-law relationship between the sizes and the velocity dispersions of the clouds roughly...[Show more]

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Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
Source: Astrophysical Journal, The
DOI: 10.1086/518126


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