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Cold H i ejected into the Magellanic Stream

Dempsey, James; McClure-Griffiths, Naomi; Jameson, Katherine; Buckland-Willis, Frances


We report the direct detection of cold H I gas in a cloud ejected from the Small Magellanic Cloud (SMC) towards the Magellanic Stream. The cloud is part of a fragmented shell of H I gas on the outskirts of the SMC. This is the second direct detection of cold H I associated with the Magellanic Stream using absorption. The cold gas was detected using 21-cm H I absorption-line observations with the Australia Telescope Compact Array (ATCA) towards the extra-galactic source PMN J0029−7228. We find a...[Show more]

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Date published: 2020
Type: Journal article
Source: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
DOI: 10.1093/mnras/staa1602
Access Rights: Open Access


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