, Volume 289, Issue 3-4, pp 363-366

The thin layer of Warm Ionized Gas: towards a 3-D reconstruction of the spatial distribution of HII regions

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Abstract

HII regions are known to contribute to the so-called thin layer of the diffuse Warm Ionized Gas. In order to constrain thiscontribution, we reconstruct the 3-D distribution of the sources.A detailed spatial analysis of the largest up-to-date sample of HIIregions is presented.