Schruba13_Heidelberg

Report
Phases of the ISM
Heidelberg, July 29 – Aug 1, 2013
Interstellar Medium and Star
Formation
in the Andromeda Galaxy
Andreas Schruba
California Institute of Technology
Adam Leroy, Karin Sandstrom, Fabian Walter,
Alberto Bolatto, Nick Scoville, Julianne Dalcanton
Regulation of Star Formation in Molecular Gas
Ringberg, June 24-28, 2013
CO Map from IRAM 30m
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IRAM 30m:
85 pc x 2.5 km/s
rms ~ 30 mK
500pc
CO Map from CARMA
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CARMA:
175 hours
335 p mosaic
20 pc x 1 km/s
rms ~ 250 mK
500pc
Cloud Decomposition
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CPROPStoo
Rosolowsky & Leroy 2006;
Leroy et al. (in prep)
• locate “islands”
• break into “clouds”
• get moments & flux
500pc
Cloud Decomposition
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500pc
Cloud Decomposition
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500pc
Limit
Limit
Cloud Properties I
Radius
Velocity Dispersion
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Aspect Ratio
Limit
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Peak Temperature
Limit
Luminous Mass
‘Larson’ Parameter
Gravitational Stability
Limit
Limit
Cloud Properties II
Virial Mass
Virial Parameter
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Linewidth – Size Relation
spirals
dwarfs
outer disk
Luminosity – Radius Relation
spirals
dwarfs
outer disk
Larson’s “Parameter”
What controls nature of clouds (ie offsets)?
… concordance of properties for neighboring clouds?
outer
disk
spirals
dwarfs
Concordance of Cloud Nature?
500pc
avg cloud properties
(σ2/l) for neighboring
clouds
Concordance of Cloud Nature?
Distance
H2 Surface Density @ 200pc
Cloud Mass
SFR Surface Density @ 200pc
Cloud Motions
Concordance of Cloud Motions?
Distance
H2 Surface Density @ 200pc
Cloud Mass
SFR Surface Density @ 200pc
PHAT SF Histories
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Grad: Alexia Lewis
(U Washington)
PHAT Cluster Catalog
Grad: Lori Beerman
(U Washington)
PHAT Extinction Map
Extinction AV = 1, 2, 3 mag
Julianne Dalcanton
(U Washington)
Julianne Dalcanton
(U Washington)
PHAT Extinction Map
Extinction
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Figure Credit:
Cheoljong Lee (UVA)
Bruce Draine
(Princeton)
PHAT Extinction Map
Dust Mass
Figure Credit:
Cheoljong Lee (UVA)
PHAT Extinction Map
Grad: Cheoljong Lee
(U Virginia)
Atomic Gas
Extinction
Molecular Gas
Figure Credit:
Cheoljong Lee (UVA)
Regulation of Star Formation in Molecular Gas
Ringberg, June 24-28, 2013
Final CARMA Survey
pointings: 1500
area: 0.1 deg2 ~ 15 kpc2
beam: 20pc x 1 km/s
clouds: 500-1000
completion: end 2013

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