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ALMA Evidence for Ram Pressure Compression and Stripping of Molecular Gas in the Virgo Cluster Galaxy NGC 4402

12 Nov 2020, 17:00 UTC
ALMA Evidence for Ram Pressure Compression and Stripping of Molecular Gas in the Virgo Cluster Galaxy NGC 4402
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Cramer W. J. et al 2020 ApJ 901 95
New high-resolution ALMA observations of galaxy NGC 4402 in the Virgo cluster show some of the clearest evidence yet for the impacts of ram pressure on the molecular interstellar medium of a galaxy.

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