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The Close AGN Reference Survey (CARS) Discovery of a global [C II] 158 mu m line excess in AGN HE 1353-1917

Smirnova-Pinchukova, I.; Husemann, B; Busch, G; Appleton, P N; Bethermin, M.; Combes, F; Croom, Scott M; Davis, Timothy A.; Fischer, C.; Gaspari, M.; Groves, Brent

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The [C ii]λ158 µm line is one of the strongest far-infrared (FIR) lines and an important coolant in the interstellar medium of galaxies that is accessible out to high redshifts. The excitation of [Cii] is complex and can best be studied in detail at low redshifts. Here we report the discovery of the highest global [Cii] excess with respect to the FIR luminosity in the nearby AGN host galaxy HE 1353−1917. This galaxy is exceptional among a sample of five targets because the AGN ionization...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/287986
Source: Astronomy and Astrophysics
DOI: 10.1051/0004-6361/201935577
Access Rights: Open Access

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