Using photoionization models to derive carbon and oxygen gas-phase abundances in the rest UV

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Pérez-Montero, E; Amorín, R;
  • Publisher: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.17863/CAM.8773
  • Subject: data analysis [methods] | abundances [galaxies] | abundances [ISM]

We present a new method to derive oxygen and carbon abundances using the ultraviolet (UV) lines emitted by the gas phase ionized by massive stars. The method is based on the comparison of the nebular emission-line ratios with those predicted by a large grid of photoioni... View more
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