In addition, they identified regions of new star formation with data from the Galaxy Evolution Explorer (GALEX) orbiting space telescope.
Dr Amanda Bauer
Australian Astronomical Observatory (AAO)
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The International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR)
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Dr Ángel R. López-Sánchez
Australian Astronomical Observatory / Macquarie University
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Dr Tobias Westmeier
The International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research / University of
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Dr Baerbel Koribalski
Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)
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The new work is published in “Ionized gas in the XUV disc of the NGC1512/1510 system”,
Á. R. López-Sánchez, T. Westmeier, C. Esteban, and B. S. Koribalski, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Oxford University Press, vol. 450 no. 4, pp. 3381-3409, 2015.
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