Volume 368, Number 1, March II 2001
|Page(s)||64 - 73|
|Section||Cosmology (including clusters of galaxies)|
|Published online||15 March 2001|
H I line observations of luminous infrared galaxy mergers
Unité Scientifique Nançay, USR CNRS B704, Observatoire de Paris, 5 place Jules Janssen, 92195 Meudon, France
2 DAEC, UMR CNRS 8631, Observatoire de Paris, 5 place Jules Janssen, 92195 Meudon, France
3 IPAC, Caltech, MS 100-22, 770 South Wilson Ave., Pasadena, CA 91125, USA
Corresponding author: W. van Driel, email@example.com
Accepted: 22 December 2000
A total of 19 luminous infrared galaxy mergers, with , for km s-1 Mpc-1, have been observed in the H i line at Nançay and four of them were observed at Arecibo as well. Of these 19, ten had not been observed before. Six were clearly detected, one of which for the first time. The objective was to statistically sample the H i gas mass in luminous infrared mergers along a starburst merger sequence where the molecular CO gas content is already known. We also searched the literature for H i data and compared these with our observations.
Key words: galaxies: distances and redshifts / galaxies: general / galaxies: ISM / radio lines: galaxies
© ESO, 2001
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