Dr. Ángel R. López-Sánchez

Postdoc at Australian Astronomical Observatory / Macquarie University

Astronomy & Astrophysics
using multiwavelength data



Rainbow over the Anglo-Australian Telescope in Siding Spring Observatory, NSW, Australia © Á.R.L-S.

Images of Wolf-Rayet galaxies

These are the color pictures of the Wolf-Rayet galaxies I analyzed in my PhD. Click in the images to get the high resolution version.


HCG 31

HCG 31

Hickson Compact Group 31.
© A.R.L-S.

Mkn 1087

Mkn 1087

Mkn 1087 and surroundings.
© A.R.L-S.

Mkn 1199

Mkn 1199

Mkn 1199, a Sbc galaxy interacting with a dwarf galaxy at its NE. © A.R.L-S.


III Zw 107

III Zw 107

The BCDG III Zw 107.
© A.R.L-S.

IRAS 08208+2816

IRAS 08208+2816

IRAS 08208+2816 shows two long tails.
© A.R.L-S.

SBS 0926+606

SBS 0926+606

SBS 0926+606 are two galaxies: A (bottom), showing WR features, and B (top). © A.R.L-S.


IRAS 08339+6517

IRAS 08339+6517

The disturbed LBCG IRAS 08339+6517 and its dwarf companion. © A.R.L-S.

Mkn 5

Mkn 5

The nearby BCDG Mkn 5 shows two star-forming regions. © A.R.L-S.

Arp 252

Arp 252

The interacting galaxies ESO 566-7 (bottom) and ESO 566-8 (top) make up Arp 252. © A.R.L-S.


SBS 1054+365

SBS 1054+365

The nearby BCDG SBS 1054+365 and its strange companion (top). © A.R.L-S.

SBS 1319+579

SBS 1319+579

SBS 1319+579 (top left) is very close to spiral NGC 5113 (bottom right). © A.R.L-S.

SBS 1415+437

SBS 1415+437

The very-low metallicity BCDG SBS 1415+437.
© A.R.L-S.


Tol 1457-262

Tol 1457-262

Tol 1457-262 seems to be a galaxy group with at least 4 members. © A.R.L-S.

UM 420

UM 420

UM 420 (blue) is a BCDG located far away from UGC 1809 (red). © A.R.L-S.

SBS 1211+540

SBS 1211+540

SBS 1211+540 is a BCDG showing disturbed external regions. © A.R.L-S.


The surroundings of the BCG Tol 9

    Image from paper Massive star formation in Wolf-Rayet galaxies, I. Optical and NIR results,
    López-Sánchez, Á.R. & Esteban, C. 2008, A&A, 491, 131 .


    Tol 9

    Tol 9 is an impressive Blue Compact Galaxy with a lot of ionized gas within the galaxy group named Klemola 13.
    © Á.R.L-S., César Esteban & Jorge García-Rojas

    | Updated: 31.08.2009 | Released: 22.08.2008 |