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Far infrared mapping of the galaxies M51 and M101 with ISOPHOT

Hippelein H., Lemke D., Tuffs R.J., Haas M., Voelk H.J., Klaas U., Kinkel U., Telesco C.M., Xu C.


We present far infrared (FIR) images of the two nearby galaxies M 51 and M 101 at 60, 100, and at 175mum. These images resolve the spiral arms of the galaxies and a number of giant HII regions embedded therein.

galaxies: individual: M 51, M 101 - star formation - dust

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