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Title: THE H I CHRONICLES OF LITTLE THINGS BCDs: EVIDENCE FOR EXTERNAL PERTURBATIONS IN THE MORPHOLOGY AND KINEMATICS OF HARO 29 AND HARO 36

We analyze high angular and velocity resolution H I line data of two LITTLE THINGS blue compact dwarfs (BCDs): Haro 29 and Haro 36. Both of these BCDs are disturbed morphologically and kinematically. Haro 29's H I data reveal a kinematic major axis that is offset from the optical major axis, and a disturbed outer H I component, indicating that Haro 29 may have had a past interaction. Position-velocity diagrams of Haro 36 indicate that it has two kinematically separate components at its center and a likely tidal tail in front of the galaxy. We find that Haro 36 most likely had an interaction in the past, is currently interacting with an unknown companion, or is a merger remnant.
Authors:
;  [1] ;  [2]
  1. Department of Physics, Florida International University, 11200 SW 8th Street, CP 204, Miami, FL 33199 (United States)
  2. IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, P.O. Box 218, Yorktown Heights, New York 10598 (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22122881
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Astronomical Journal (New York, N.Y. Online); Journal Volume: 146; Journal Issue: 2; Other Information: Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
79 ASTROPHYSICS, COSMOLOGY AND ASTRONOMY; DISTURBANCES; DWARF STARS; GALAXIES; INTERACTIONS; PERTURBATION THEORY; RESOLUTION; STARS