GAMA/H-ATLAS: THE DUST OPACITY-STELLAR MASS SURFACE DENSITY RELATION FOR SPIRAL GALAXIES

M. W. Grootes*, R. J. Tuffs, C. C. Popescu, B. Pastrav, E. Andrae, M. Gunawardhana, L. S. Kelvin, J. Liske, M. Seibert, E. N. Taylor, Alister W. Graham, M. Baes, I. K. Baldry, N. Bourne, S. Brough, A. Cooray, A. Dariush, G. De Zotti, S. P. Driver, L. DunneH. Gomez, A. M. Hopkins, R. Hopwood, M. Jarvis, J. Loveday, S. Maddox, B. F. Madore, M. J. Michalowski, P. Norberg, H. R. Parkinson, M. Prescott, A. S. G. Robotham, D. J. B. Smith, D. Thomas, E. Valiante

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Abstract

We report the discovery of a well-defined correlation between B-band face-on central optical depth due to dust, tau(f)(B), and the stellar mass surface density, mu(*), of nearby (z

Original languageEnglish
Article number59
Number of pages17
JournalAstrophysical Journal
Volume766
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 20 Mar 2013

Keywords

  • dust, extinction
  • galaxies: fundamental parameters
  • galaxies: ISM
  • galaxies: spiral
  • SPECTRAL ENERGY-DISTRIBUTION
  • STAR-FORMING GALAXIES
  • DIGITAL-SKY-SURVEY
  • SCIENCE DEMONSTRATION PHASE
  • ASSEMBLY GAMA
  • HERSCHEL-ATLAS
  • METALLICITY RELATION
  • RADIATIVE-TRANSFER
  • INTERSTELLAR-MEDIUM
  • SOLAR NEIGHBORHOOD

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