NGC 1266 as a local candidate for rapid cessation of star formation
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We present new Spectrographic Areal Unit for Research on Optical Nebulae (SAURON) integral-field spectroscopy and Swift Ultraviolet Optical Telescope (UVOT) observations of molecular outflow host galaxy NGC 1266 that indicate NGC 1266 has experienced a rapid cessation of star formation. Both the SAURON maps of stellar population age and the Swift UVOT observations demonstrate the presence of young (~ 1 Gyr by cyclically injecting turbulent energy into the dense molecular gas via a radio jet, inhibiting star formation.
Alatalo , K , Nyland , K , Graves , G , Deustua , S , Shapiro Griffin , K , Duc , P-A , Cappellari , M , McDermid , R M , Davis , T A , Crocker , A F , Young , L M , Chang , P , Scott , N , Cales , S L , Bayet , E , Blitz , L , Bois , M , Bournaud , F , Bureau , M , Davies , R L , de Zeeuw , P T , Emsellem , E , Khochfar , S , Krajnović , D , Kuntschner , H , Morganti , R , Naab , T , Oosterloo , T , Sarzi , M , Serra , P & Weijmans , A-M 2013 , ' NGC 1266 as a local candidate for rapid cessation of star formation ' Astrophysical Journal , vol 780 , no. 2 , 186 . DOI: 10.1088/0004-637X/780/2/186
© 2013. The American Astronomical Society. All rights reserved. This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published online in the Astrophysical Journal on 23 December 2013, available online: http://iopscience.iop.org/0004-637X/780/2/186/
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