Extragalactic spectroscopy with the infrared space observatory

R. Genzel, D. Lutz, E. Egami, D. Kunze, D. Rigopoulou, E. Sturm, A. F.M. Moorwood, Th DeGraauw, A. Sternberg

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The Infrared Space Observatory is opening the 2.5 to 200 μm band for detailed studies of galaxies. Based on the first results on ionic emission lines obtained with the Short-Wavelength-Spectrometer we discuss the nature of ultra-luminous IR, galaxies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)70-74
Number of pages5
JournalRevista Mexicana de Astronomia y Astrofisica: Serie de Conferencias
StatePublished - 1997
Externally publishedYes
Event1st Guillermo Haro Conference on Astrophysics: Starburst Activity in Galaxies - Puebla, PUE, Mexico
Duration: Apr 29 1996May 3 1996


  • Galaxies: starburst
  • Infrared: galaxies

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Space and Planetary Science
  • Astronomy and Astrophysics


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