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Megamasers and Galaxy Evolution

  • Willem A. Baan
Conference paper
Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 160)

Abstract

Powerful extragalactic molecular masers are associated with nuclear starbursts or other nuclear activity. The unusual conditions required for masering can be used to probe the physical conditions of the molecular gas surrounding the nucleus.

Keywords

Star Formation Radio Source Molecular Material Galaxy Evolution Narrow Line Region 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Willem A. Baan
    • 1
  1. 1.NAIC-Arecibo ObservatoryAreciboPuerto Rico

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