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2014ApJS..212....1A - Astrophys. J., Suppl. Ser., 212, 1 (2014/May-0)

The WISE catalog of Galactic H II regions.


Abstract (from CDS):

Using data from the all-sky Wide-Field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) satellite, we made a catalog of over 8000 Galactic H II regions and H II region candidates by searching for their characteristic mid-infrared (MIR) morphology. WISE has sufficient sensitivity to detect the MIR emission from H II regions located anywhere in the Galactic disk. We believe this is the most complete catalog yet of regions forming massive stars in the Milky Way. Of the ∼8000 cataloged sources, ∼1500 have measured radio recombination line (RRL) or Hα emission, and are thus known to be H II regions. This sample improves on previous efforts by resolving H II region complexes into multiple sources and by removing duplicate entries. There are ∼2500 candidate H II regions in the catalog that are spatially coincident with radio continuum emission. Our group's previous RRL studies show that ∼95% of such targets are H II regions. We find that ∼500 of these candidates are also positionally associated with known H II region complexes, so the probability of their being bona fide H II regions is even higher. At the sensitivity limits of existing surveys, ∼4000 catalog sources show no radio continuum emission. Using data from the literature, we find distances for ∼1500 catalog sources, and molecular velocities for ∼1500H II region candidates.

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Journal keyword(s): Galaxy: structure - H II regions - infrared: ISM - ISM: bubbles - stars: formation

VizieR on-line data: <Available at CDS (J/ApJS/212/1): table2.dat table3.dat table5.dat table6.dat refs.dat>

Nomenclature: Tables 2+5+6: [ABB2014] WISE GLLL.lll+BB.bbb N=8392. Table 3: [ABB2014] GLLL.lll+BB.bbb N=135.

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