Astrophysics and Space Science

, Volume 289, Issue 3–4, pp 363–366 | Cite as

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


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.

WIM HII regions 


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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

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