The Nature of Infrared Emission in the Local Group Dwarf Galaxy NGC 6822 as Revealed by Spitzer

Date

2006

Authors

Cannon, John M
Walter, Fabian
Armus, Lee
Bendo, George J
Calzetti, Daniela
Draine, Bruce T
Engelbracht, Charles W
Helou, George
Kennicutt, R C
Leitherer, Claus

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IOP Publishing

Abstract

We present Spitzer imaging of the metal-deficient (Z ≃ 30% Z ⊙) Local Group dwarf galaxy NGC 6822. On spatial scales of ∼ 130 pc, we study the nature of IR, Hα, H I, and radio continuum emission. Nebular emission strength correlates with IR surface

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Keywords: Galaxies: dwarf; Galaxies: individual (NGC 6822); Galaxies: irregular; Galaxies: ISM; Infrared: galaxies

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Astrophysical Journal, The

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DOI

10.1086/508341

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2037-12-31