2015ApJ...806..120S


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2015ApJ...806..120S - Astrophys. J., 806, 120 (2015/June-2)

The North Galactic Pole Rift and the Local Hot Bubble.

SNOWDEN S.L., KOUTROUMPA D., KUNTZ K.D., LALLEMENT R. and PUSPITARINI L.

Abstract (from CDS):

The North Galactic Pole Rift (NGPR) is one of the few distinct neutral hydrogen clouds at high Galactic latitudes that have well-defined distances. It is located at the edge of the Local Cavity (LC) and provides an important test case for understanding the Local Hot Bubble (LHB), the presumed location for the hot diffuse plasma responsible for much of the observed keV emission originating in the solar neighborhood. Using data from the ROSAT All-Sky Survey and the Planck reddening map, we find the path length within the LC (LHB plus Complex of Local Interstellar Clouds) to be 98±27 pc, in excellent agreement with the distance to the NGPR of 98±6 pc. In addition, we examine another 14 directions that are distributed over the sky where the LC wall is apparently optically thick at keV. We find that the data in these directions are also consistent with the LHB model and a uniform emissivity plasma filling most of the LC.

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Journal keyword(s): ISM: bubbles - ISM: clouds - ISM: magnetic fields - solar neighborhood - X-rays: diffuse background

Simbad objects: 11

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Number of rows : 11

N Identifier Otype ICRS (J2000)
RA
ICRS (J2000)
DEC
Mag U Mag B Mag V Mag R Mag I Sp type #ref
1850 - 2020
#notes
1 MBM 12 MoC 02 56 50 +19 32.0           ~ 211 1
2 LDN 1642 MoC 04 35 18 -14 13.9           ~ 136 0
3 NAME Lockman Hole reg 10 45 00.0 +58 00 00           ~ 736 0
4 NAME North Polar Spur ISM 12 00 +00.0           ~ 299 1
5 NAME Vir I ClG 12 26 32.1 +12 43 24   10.00 8.49     ~ 5705 0
6 ACO 1656 ClG 12 59 48.7 +27 58 50           ~ 4134 2
7 NAME Loop I SR? 15 01 -38.7           ~ 324 2
8 NAME LHB X 16 42.0 +02 19           ~ 244 0
9 NAME Gal Center reg 17 45 40.04 -29 00 28.1           ~ 11191 0
10 NAME North Galactic Pole Rift ? ~ ~           ~ 3 0
11 NAME Local Leo Cold Cloud Cld ~ ~           ~ 13 0

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