Astrophysics and Space Science

, Volume 289, Issue 3, pp 363–366

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

  • Roberta Paladini
  • Rod Davies
  • Gianfranco DeZotti

DOI: 10.1023/B:ASTR.0000014983.24270.e5

Cite this article as:
Paladini, R., Davies, R. & DeZotti, G. Astrophys Space Sci (2004) 289: 363. doi:10.1023/B:ASTR.0000014983.24270.e5


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.

WIMHII regions

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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Roberta Paladini
    • 1
  • Rod Davies
    • 2
  • Gianfranco DeZotti
    • 3
  1. 1.SISSA, International School for Advanced StudiesTriesteItaly
  2. 2.University of Manchester, Jodrell Bank ObservatoryMacclesfield – Cheshire
  3. 3.INAF-Oss. Astro. PadovaPadovaItaly