Carbon Monoxide Along the Disc of Spiral Galaxy NGC 0628

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Topal S.

International Mediterranean Science and Engineering Congress (IMSEC 2017), Adana, Turkey, 25 - 27 October 2017, pp.1667

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • City: Adana
  • Country: Turkey
  • Page Numbers: pp.1667
  • Van Yüzüncü Yıl University Affiliated: Yes



Observations and analysis of molecular gas, the fuel for star formation, can provide unique insights into the star formation processes in galaxies. The second most abundant molecule of the ISM, i.e carbon monoxide (CO), has a key role in understanding of star formation activities in galaxies. Using IRAM 30m radio telescope, CO has been observed and detected in 20 regions along the disc of spiral galaxy NGC 0628. The regions are bright in UV and host many HII regions, all indicating populations of young massive stars. Observations and future prospects are introduced in this poster presentation.