SPITZER SPACE TELESCOPE MEASUREMENTS OF DUST REVERBERATION LAGS IN THE SEYFERT 1 GALAXY NGC 6418
Billy Vazquez, Pasquale Galianni, Michael Richmond, Andrew Robinson, David J Axon, Keith Horne, Triana Almeyda, Michael Fausnaugh, Bradley M Peterson, Mark Bottorff, Jack Gallimore, Moshe Eltizur, Hagai Netzer, Thaisa Storchi Bergmann, Alessandro Marconi, Alessandro Capetti, Dan Batcheldor, Catherine Buchanan, Giovanna Stirpe, Makoto Kishimoto Show all
ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL | IOP PUBLISHING LTD | Published : 2015
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We dedicate this paper to the memory of our great friend, colleague and mentor David Axon, who initiated this project and brought the collaboration together. We would like to thank Davide Lena for improvements to the manuscript and discussions on spectroscopic data reduction. S.U. thanks Lex Shaw for a generous instrumentation donation. This work is based (in part) on observations made with the Spitzer Space Telescope, which is operated by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology under a contract with NASA. Support for this work was provided by NASA through an award issued by JPL/Caltech, GO-80120. This research has made use of the SIMBAD database, operated at CDS, Strasbourg, France, and of the NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database (NED) which is operated by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, under contract with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Funding for SDSS-III has been provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the Participating Institutions, the National Science Foundation, and the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science. The SDSS-III web site is http://sdss3.org/ SDSS-III is managed by the Astrophysical Research Consortium for the Participating Institutions of the SDSS-III Collaboration including the University of Arizona, the Brazilian Participation Group, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Carnegie Mellon University, University of Florida, the French Participation Group, the German Participation Group, Harvard University, the Instituto de Astroffsica de Canarias, the Michigan State/Notre Dame/JINA Participation Group, Johns Hopkins University, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics, Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics, New Mexico State University, New York University, Ohio State University, Pennsylvania State University, University of Portsmouth, Princeton University, the Spanish Participation Group, University of Tokyo, University of Utah, Vanderbilt University, University of Virginia, University of Washington, and Yale University. The Liverpool Telescope is operated on the island of La Palma by Liverpool John Moores University in the Spanish Observatorio del Roque de los Muchachos of the Instituto de Astroffsica de Canarias with financial support from the UK Science and Technology Facilities Council. The Faulkes Telescope Project is an educational and research arm of the Las Cumbres Observatory Global Telescope Network (LCOGTN). BMP is supported by NSF grant AST-1008882.