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Gemini Near Infrared Field Spectrograph Observations of the Seyfert 2 Galaxy MRK 573: In Situ Acceleration of Ionized and Molecular Gas Off Fueling FlowsWe present near-infrared and optical emission-line and stellar kinematics of the Seyfert 2 galaxy Mrk 573 using the Near-Infrared Field Spectrograph (NIFS) at Gemini North and Dual Imaging Spectrograph at Apache Point Observatory, respectively. By obtaining full kinematic maps of the infrared ionized and molecular gas and stellar kinematics in approximately 700 x 2100 pc(exp 2) circumnuclear region of Mrk 573, we find that kinematics within the Narrow-Line Region are largely due to a combination of both rotation and in situ acceleration of material originating in the host disk. Combining these observations with large-scale, optical long-slit spectroscopy that traces ionized gas emission out to several kpcs, we find that rotation kinematics dominate the majority of the gas. We find that outflowing gas extends to distances less than 1 kpc, suggesting that outflows in Seyfert galaxies may not be powerful enough to evacuate their entire bulges.
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Fischer, Travis C.
(Universities Space Research Association Greenbelt, MD, United States)
Machuca, C.
(Georgia State Univ. Atlanta, GA, United States)
Diniz, M. R.
(Universidade Federal de Santa Maria Santa Maria, Brazil)
Crenshaw, D. M.
(Georgia State Univ. Atlanta, GA, United States)
Kraemer, S. B.
(Catholic Univ. of America Washington, DC, United States)
Riffel, R. A.
(Universidade Federal de Santa Maria Santa Maria, Brazil)
Schmitt, H. R.
(Naval Research Lab. Washington, DC, United States)
Baron, F.
(Georgia State Univ. Atlanta, GA, United States)
Storchi-Bergmann, T.
(Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul Porto Alegre, Brazil)
Straughn, A. N.
(NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Greenbelt, MD United States)
Revalski, M.
(Georgia State Univ. Atlanta, GA, United States)
Pope, C. L.
(Georgia State Univ. Atlanta, GA, United States)
Date Acquired
July 13, 2017
Publication Date
December 28, 2016
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Publication: The Astrophysical Journal
Publisher: The American Astronomical Society
Volume: 834
Issue: 1
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galaxies: active – galaxies: individual (Mrk 573) – galaxies: kinematics and

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