Chemical abundances of the PRGs UGC 7576 and UGC 9796 - I. Testing the formation scenario

  title={Chemical abundances of the PRGs UGC 7576 and UGC 9796 - I. Testing the formation scenario},
  author={Marilena Spavone and Enrichetta Iodice and Magda Arnaboldi and Giuseppe Longo and Ortwin Gerhard},
  journal={Astronomy and Astrophysics},
Context. The study of both the chemical abundances of HII regions in polar ring galaxies and their implications for the evolutionary scenario of these systems has been a step forward both in tracing the formation history of the galaxy and giving hints toward the mechanisms at work during the building of a disk by cold accretion process. It is now important to establish whether such results are typical of the class of polar disk galaxies as a whole. Aims. The present work aims at checking the… 

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