The Galactic fountain as an origin for the Smith Cloud

Article, Preprint English OPEN
Marasco, A.; Fraternali, F.;
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1093/mnrasl/slw195
  • Subject: HI | EFFICIENCY | Galaxy: halo | Astrophysics - Astrophysics of Galaxies | ISM: clouds | ISM: jets and outflows | STREAM | To be checked by Faculty | GAS | HIGH-VELOCITY CLOUDS | ISM:bubbles–ISM:clouds–ISM:jetsandoutflows–Galaxy:halo | ISM: bubbles | METALLICITY
    arxiv: Astrophysics::Cosmology and Extragalactic Astrophysics | Astrophysics::High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena | Astrophysics::Galaxy Astrophysics

The recent discovery of an enriched metallicity for the Smith high-velocity H I Cloud (SC) lends support to a Galactic origin for this system. We use a dynamical model of the galactic fountain to reproduce the observed properties of the SC. In our model, fountain clouds... View more
  • References (26)
    26 references, page 1 of 3

    Binney J., Tremaine S., 2008, Galactic Dynamics, 2nd edn. Princeton University Press

    Bland-Hawthorn J., Veilleux S., Cecil G. N., Putman M. E., Gibson B. K., Maloney P. R., 1998, MNRAS, 299, 611

    Blitz L., Spergel D. N., Teuben P. J., Hartmann D., Burton W. B., 1999, ApJ, 514, 818

    Boomsma R., Oosterloo T. A., Fraternali F., van der Hulst J. M., Sancisi R., 2008, A&A, 490, 555

    Bregman J. N., 1980, ApJ, 236, 577

    Collins J. A., Shull J. M., Giroux M. L., 2007, ApJ, 657, 271

    Fox A. J. et al., 2016, ApJ, 816, L11

    Fraternali F., Marasco A., Armillotta L., Marinacci F., 2015, MNRAS, 447, L70

    Galyardt J., Shelton R. L., 2016, ApJ, 816, L18

    Gatto A. et al., 2016, preprint (arXiv:1606.05346)

  • Related Organizations (1)
  • Metrics
Share - Bookmark