H I - MaNGA: H I follow-up for the MaNGA survey

Karen L. Masters, David V. Stark, Zachary J. Pace, Frederika Phipps, Wiphu Rujopakarn, Nattida Samanso, Emily Harrington, José R. Sánchez-Gallego, Vladimir Avila-Reese, Matthew Bershady, Brian Cherinka, Catherine E. Fielder, Daniel Finnegan, Rogemar A. Riffel, Kate Rowlands, Shoaib Shamsi, Lucy Newnham, Anne-Marie Weijmans, Catherine A. Witherspoon

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We present the H I-MaNGA programme of H I follow-up for the Mapping Nearby Galaxies at Apache Point Observatory (MaNGA) survey. MaNGA, which is part of the Fourth phase of the Sloan Digital Sky Surveys, is in the process of obtaining integral field unit spectroscopy for a sample of ∼10 000 nearby galaxies. We give an overview of the H I 21cm radio follow-up observing plans and progress and present data for the first 331 galaxies observed in the 2016 observing season at the Robert C. Bryd Green Bank Telescope. We also provide a cross-match of the current MaNGA(DR15) sample with publicly available H I data from the Arecibo Legacy Fast Arecibo L-band Feed Array survey. The addition of H I data to the MaNGA data set will strengthen the survey's ability to address several of its key science goals that relate to the gas content of galaxies, while also increasing the legacy of this survey for all extragalactic science.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3396-3405
JournalMonthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
Issue number3
Early online date10 Jul 2019
Publication statusPublished - Sept 2019


  • Catalogues
  • Surveys
  • Galaxies: ISM
  • Radio lines: galaxies


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