Integral-field spectroscopy of type II QSOs at z= 0.3-0.4

  title={Integral-field spectroscopy of type II QSOs at z= 0.3-0.4},
  author={Andrew Humphrey and Montse Villar-Martin and Sebasti{\'a}n F. S{\'a}nchez and Alejo Mart{\'i}nez-Sansigre and Rosa M. Gonz'alez Delgado and Emmanuel Perez and Clive Tadhunter and Miguel A. P{\'e}rez-Torres},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society: Letters},
We present and analyse integral-field observations of six type II QSOs with z= 0.3–0.4, selected from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS). Two of our sample are found to be surrounded by a nebula of warm ionized gas, with the largest nebula extending across 8 arcsec (40 kpc). Some regions of the extended nebulae show kinematics that are consistent with gravitational motion, while other regions show relatively perturbed kinematics: velocity shifts and linewidths too large to be readily explained… Expand

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