Metallicity gradient of a lensed face-on spiral galaxy at redshift 1.49

Date

2011

Authors

Yuan, Tiantian
Kewley, Lisa
Swinbank, A. M.
Richard, J.
Livermore, R. C.

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Institute of Physics Publishing Ltd.

Abstract

We present the first metallicity gradient measurement for a grand-design face-on spiral galaxy at z ∼ 1.5. This galaxy has been magnified by a factor of 22× by a massive, X-ray luminous galaxy cluster MACSJ1149.5+2223 at z = 0.544. Using the Laser Guid

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galaxies: abundances, galaxies: evolution, galaxies: high-redshift, gravitational lensing: strong

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Astrophysical Journal Letters

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Journal article

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Open Access

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DOI

10.1088/2041-8205/732/1/L14

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