Gas and star formation in the Circinus galaxy

@article{For2012GasAS,
  title={Gas and star formation in the Circinus galaxy},
  author={B.-Q. For and B{\"a}rbel S. Koribalski and Thomas H. Jarrett},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
  year={2012},
  volume={425},
  pages={1934-1950}
}
We present a detailed study of the Circinus galaxy, investigating its star formation, dust and gas properties, both in the inner and outer disc. To achieve this, we obtained high-resolution Spitzer mid-infrared images with the IRAC (3.6, 5.8, 4.5 and 8.0 μm) and MIPS (24 and 70 μm) instruments and sensitive H i data from the Australia Telescope Compact Array and the 64-m Parkes telescope. These were supplemented by CO maps from the Swedish-ESO Submillimetre Telescope. Because Circinus is hidden… 
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