A Variation of the Present Star Formation Activity of Spiral Galaxies

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Tomita, Akihiko; Tomita, Yoshio; Saito, Mamoru;
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1093/pasj/48.2.285
  • Subject: Astrophysics
    arxiv: Astrophysics::Galaxy Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Cosmology and Extragalactic Astrophysics

The star formation rate in spiral galaxies is considered to be decreasing continuously with time in a time scale of $10^{9}$ yr. The present star formation activity, on the other hand, shows various degrees among galaxies. We make a new data set of 1681 nearby spiral ga... View more
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