Volume 369, Number 2, April II 2001
|Page(s)||473 - 509|
|Section||Cosmology (including clusters of galaxies)|
|Published online||15 April 2001|
An atlas of mid-infrared dust emission in spiral galaxies*
DAPNIA/Service d'Astrophysique, CEA/Saclay, 91191 Gif-sur-Yvette Cedex, France
2 Observatoire de Marseille, 2 place Le Verrier, 13248 Marseille Cedex 4, France
3 Osservatorio Astronomico di Padova, 5 Vicolo dell'Osservatorio, 35122 Padova, Italy
4 Joint Astronomy Center, 660 N. A'ohoku Place, Hilo, Hawaii 96720, USA
5 Observatoire de Paris, 61 avenue de l'Observatoire, 75014 Paris, France
Corresponding author: H. Roussel, firstname.lastname@example.org
Accepted: 23 January 2001
We present maps of dust emission at 7 μm and 15 μm/7 μm intensity ratios of selected regions in 43 spiral galaxies observed with ISOCAM. This atlas is a complement to studies based on these observations, dealing with star formation in centers of barred galaxies and in spiral disks. It is accompanied by a detailed description of data reduction and an inventory of generic morphological properties in groups defined according to bar strength and HI gas content.
Key words: atlas / galaxies: spiral / galaxies: ISM / infrared: ISM: continuum / infrared: ISM: lines and bands
© ESO, 2001
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