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Paper: Molecular Gas Kinematics in Nearby Active Galaxies
Volume: 240, Gas and Galaxy Evolution: A Conference in Honor of the 20th Anniversary of the VLA
Page: 284
Authors: Baker, A. J.; Scoville, N. Z.; Sakamoto, K.
Abstract: Using the OVRO millimeter array, we have mapped the molecular gas in eight nearby Seyfert and LINER galaxies at 1'' (~ 100 pc) resolution. Each system shows a massive nuclear gas concentration, and many show strong evidence for non-circular or non-coplanar gas motions. In the three examples discussed here, warps or bars probably drive steady or episodic fueling of star formation and accretion at smaller scales.
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