The Origin of High-Velocity Cloud Complex M.
WASHINGTON and SEATTLE, Jan.
12, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — New research suggests that the High Velocity Cloud (HVC) Complex M may be the result of a supernova that blew up about four million years ago.
The findings will be featured in the Astrophysical Journal in a paper entitled Radio and Gamma-ray Evidence for the Supernova Origin of High Velocity Cloud Complex M : Schmelz, J.T.
(2022), Verschuur, G.L.
and presented at a press conference at the 241st Meeting of the American Astronomical Society held in Seattle, Washington in January 2023.
Radio data from the 100-m telescope in Effelsberg, Germany and g-ray data from the NASA’s Imaging Compton Telescope (COMPTEL) reveal a cavity of interstellar neutral hydrogen gas centered at galactic coordinates (l, b) ~ (150°, 50°) with a radius of about 33°.
The best view of the cavity is at a velocity of -25 km/s (see Fig 1), which shows a circular cross section on the back (receding) face of this cavity.
Foreign The origin of high velocity Cloud Complex m Washington and Seattle January 12 2023 per newswire new research Suggests that the high velocity Cloud Hvc complex M may be the result of a Supernova that blew up about 4 million Years ago the findings will be featured In the astrophysical journal in a paper Entitled radio and gamma ray evidence For the Supernova origin of high Velocity Cloud complex M schmeltz JT 2022 bershore GL and presented at a Press conference at the 241st meeting of The American Astronomical Society held In Seattle Washington in January 2023 Radio Data from the 100 meter telescope In efflesburg Germany and G Ray data From the NASA's Imaging Compton Telescope contel reveal a cavity of Interstellar neutral hydrogen gas Centered at Galactic coordinates lb 150 Degrees 50 degrees with a radius of About 33 degrees the best view of the Cavity is at a velocity of -25 km per Second cfig1 which shows a circular Cross section on the back receding face Of this cavity complex m is on the front Approaching face the cavity is also Visible in 1 to 30 MAV G Ray emission Fig2 to stay up to date with latest top Stories make sure to subscribe to this YouTube channel by clicking the button Above this video the Supernova that
Created this cavity would also sweep up Nearby hydrogen gas said Jones meltz an Astronomer at Ezra and the let author on A recent paper describing the new Results complex M may have written the Blast wave to reach the observed High Velocities attempts to explain the Origin and energy of hvcs go back to the Early days of radio astronomy in the 1960s when researchers discovered huge Clouds of interstellar hydrogen gas Whose velocities did not conform with The regular rotation of the Milky Way Galaxy promising models included Condensations in the hot Galactic Halo Parts of the outer spiral structure Return flows in a galactic fountain in Full to the Galaxy and Fallout from the Perseus super shell with the notable Exception of the magellanic stream which Was torn out of the magellanic clouds in A tidal interaction with the Milky Way The debate over the origin stories for Hvcs continues although supernovae were Considered as the source of hvc energy They were rejected based on the evidence Available at the time from Optical Absorption studies that placed the hvc At kiloparsec distances thereby making The energy considerations unlikely using The no distance to complex m 150 PC and Assuming that the cavity is spherical Researchers were able to bootstrap the Distance to the original explosive
Source of the cavity D equals 307 PC Calculate the radius of the cavity R Equals 166 PC and approximate the Expansion velocity b40 kilometers per Second of the cavity the total energy of The expanding cavity is 3.0 plus or Minus 1.0 1050 ergs well within the Range of a single Supernova as the blast Wave from the supernova propagated Outwards it began to sweep up Interstellar gas and carved out the Local chimney a low density extension of The local bubble that reaches into the Galactic Halo the source of the Explosion might be an isolated neutron Star said Jarrett verschore a co-author On the paper who has been studying hvcs For much of his career but finding it Would be like searching for an invisible Needle in a haystack although the Detection of this elusive neutron star Would be solid evidence in support of The Supernova model the very existence Of the cavity as well as the physical Parameters that result assuming the new Nearby at least astronomically speaking Distance make this scenario a viable Contender for the origin story of Complex M about Ezra the University's Space research Association azra is a Non-profit Corporation chartered to Advance space-related science Technology And Engineering azra operates scientific Institutes and facilities and conducts
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