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Bar-Driven Central Star-Bursts in SB0 and SBa Galaxies

  • L. L. Dressel
  • C. M. Telesco
  • R. Decher
Conference paper

Abstract

Optical photographs of galaxies give little or no indication of on-going star formation at the early end of the Hubble sequence. Few or no star forming regions can be resolved in the disks of SO and early-type spiral galaxies. However, several lines of evidence indicate that a high rate of star formation is occurring at the centers of many SO and early-type spiral galaxies, particularly those with bars.

Keywords

Star Formation Star Formation Rate Radio Continuum Markarian Galaxy Infrared Flux Density 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • L. L. Dressel
    • 1
  • C. M. Telesco
    • 2
  • R. Decher
    • 2
  1. 1.A.J. Dyer ObservatoryVanderbilt UniversityNashvilleUSA
  2. 2.Marshall Space Flight CenterNASAHuntsvilleUSA

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