Radial distributions of arm-gas offsets as an observational test of spiral theories

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Baba, Junichi; Morokuma-Matsui, Kana; Egusa, Fumi;
(2015)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1093/pasj/psv048
  • Subject: Astrophysics - Astrophysics of Galaxies
    arxiv: Astrophysics::Galaxy Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Cosmology and Extragalactic Astrophysics

Theories of stellar spiral arms in disk galaxies can be grouped into two classes based on the longevity of a spiral arm. Although the quasi-stationary density wave theory supposes that spirals are rigidly-rotating, long-lived patterns, the dynamic spiral theory predicts... View more
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