THE NUCLEAR INFRARED EMISSION OF LOW-LUMINOSITY ACTIVE GALACTIC NUCLEI

@article{Mason2012THENI,
  title={THE NUCLEAR INFRARED EMISSION OF LOW-LUMINOSITY ACTIVE GALACTIC NUCLEI},
  author={Rachel E. Mason and Enrique Lopez-Rodriguez and Christopher Packham and Almudena Alonso-Herrero and N. A. Levenson and James Thomas Radomski and Cristina Ramos Almeida and L. Colina and Moshe Elitzur and Itziar Aretxaga and Patrick F. Roche and Nagisa Oi},
  journal={The Astronomical Journal},
  year={2012},
  volume={144},
  pages={11}
}
We present high-resolution mid-infrared (MIR) imaging, nuclear spectral energy distributions (SEDs), and archival Spitzer spectra for 22 low-luminosity active galactic nuclei (LLAGNs; L bol 1042 erg s–1). Infrared (IR) observations may advance our understanding of the accretion flows in LLAGNs, the fate of the obscuring torus at low accretion rates, and, perhaps, the star formation histories of these objects. However, while comprehensively studied in higher-luminosity Seyferts and quasars, the… Expand
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