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The High Molecular Gas Content, and the Efficient Conversion of Neutral into Molecular Gas, in Jellyfish Galaxies

17 Aug 2020, 16:00 UTC
The High Molecular Gas Content, and the Efficient Conversion of Neutral into Molecular Gas, in Jellyfish Galaxies
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Alessia Moretti et al 2020 ApJL 897 L30
The disks of four jellyfish galaxies being tidally stripped of their gas by the intergalactic medium show molecular gas contents 4–5 times higher than normal galaxies of similar masses and very low star-formation efficiency.

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