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2011A&A...525A.121C - Astronomy and Astrophysics, volume 525A, 121-121 (2011/1-1)

GSH 91.5+2-114: a large HI shell in the outer part of the Galaxy.


Abstract (from CDS):

GSH 91.5+2-114 is a large HI shell located in the outer Galaxy at a kinematic distance of about 15 kpc. It was first identified in the Canadian Galactic Plane Survey (CGPS) by Pineault et al. (2002, ASP Conf. Ser., 276, 332) as being possibly associated with objects possessing infrared colors, which indicates strong stellar winds. The HI shell has no obvious continuum counterpart in the CGPS radio images at 408 and 1420MHz or in the IRAS images. We found no evidence for early-type massive stars, most likely as a result of the large extinction that is expected for this large distance. An analysis of the energetics and of the main physical parameters of the HI shell shows that this shell is likely the result of the combined action of the stellar winds and supernova explosions of many stars. We investigate whether a number of slightly extended regions characterized by a thermal radio continuum and located near the periphery of the HI shell could be the result of star formation triggered by the expanding shell.

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Journal keyword(s): ISM: bubbles - ISM: kinematics and dynamics - ISM: structure - Galaxy: bulge

Simbad objects: 15

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