advertisement

Science with the Herschel far-infrared & submillimeter space telescope

50 %
50 %
advertisement
Information about Science with the Herschel far-infrared & submillimeter space telescope
Technology

Published on March 24, 2009

Author: eurospaceagency

Source: slideshare.net

Description

ESA Space Science Talks March 2009. Reinhard Genzel: Science with the Herschel far-infrared & submillimeter space telescope. The first observatory to cover the entire range from far-infrared to sub-millimetre wavelengths and bridge the two, Herschel will explore further in the far-infrared than any previous mission, studying otherwise invisible dusty and cold regions of the cosmos, both near and far.
advertisement

Science with the Herschel far-infrared & submillimeter space telescope Reinhard Genzel Max-Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics Garching (FRG)

Evolution of the Universe Herschel aims at understanding how the Milky Way, our Sun and our Solar System have formed and evolved to their present state Big Bang recombination 300,000 yrs first stars, galaxies & black holes 0.5-1 Gyr current Universe & solar system 13.7 Gyrs

The cool, dusty Universe dust and gas in the Orion nebula star forming region far-infrared and submillimeter band conversion of UV-radiation into far-infrared emission at the interface of a dense cloud

The cool, dusty Universe correlation between dustiness and luminosity in local-Universe infrared-luminous galaxies

 

The cool, dusty Universe high resolution imaging and deep photometry of thermal dust emission detection and investigation of the coolest and most dust enshrouded objects detection and imaging of key cooling lines of interstellar gas of a wide range of physical properties high resolution spectroscopy of molecular absorption and emission lines for a quantitative analysis of physical and chemical properties throughout the far-infrared and submillimeter band Herschel will carry out

high resolution imaging and deep photometry of thermal dust emission

detection and investigation of the coolest and most dust enshrouded objects

detection and imaging of key cooling lines of interstellar gas of a wide range of physical properties

high resolution spectroscopy of molecular absorption and emission lines for a quantitative analysis of physical and chemical properties

the cosmic interstellar-stellar cycle Herschel will investigate all stages of the interstellar-stellar cycle in a wide range of astrophysical environments W5 star forming region

how does interstellar gas cool to be able to form stars ? Herschel will carry out detailed spectroscopic surveys for a quantitative understanding of the abundances of water and other key molecules in the solar system, the Galaxy and nearby galaxies predicted submillimeter spectrum of water in a dense protostellar clump comets as sources of water vapor in the solar system

gas in other worlds the merging galaxy pair NGC3690-IC694 Herschel will be able to explore, for the first time, the properties of the interstellar media in distant galaxies ISO-LWS spectroscopy of the merger Arp 220

how do stars form ? Herschel will carry out large surveys for a full census of star formation and early evolution in the Milky Way protostellar clumps in  -Oph emerging young star cluster in Serpens protostellar jet in HH 47 edge-on protostellar disk in Orion debris dust disk around Formalhaut

how do stars form ? spectral characteristics of different stages of star formation Herschel will investigate the time evolution of protostars from the initial completely dust-enshrouded stage to the final young stellar & planetary system

how do stars form ? Herschel will apply ‘ chemical fingerprinting’ as a new tool for studying the evolution of star forming clouds and protostellar disks

how do stars form ? Herschel will explore how the stellar initial mass function is formed from dense gas clumps in dust enshrouded stellar nurseries clump mass function in the Pipe Nebula CO clouds

star formation in galaxies Herschel will study dusty starbursts from the local Universe to the most spectacular first events in the young Universe massive star forming region in the Milky Way & local Universe: 10 4 M  clusters with ~100 O stars merging galaxy pair in local Universe: 10 6 M  clusters with 10 4 O-stars gas rich young galaxy 3Gyrs after the Big Bang: 10 9 M  clusters with 10 7 O-stars

re-cycling of gas & dust ejection of gas in the Crab Nebula supernova remnant Herschel will study the evolution and chemical properties of dusty mass loss episodes in the late stages of stellar evolution CO shell in the outflow from the carbon giant star TT-Cyg

what drives star and galaxy formation in the early Universe ? major merger rapid ‘cold’ flow from halo

a census of dusty AGN and star forming galaxies at high redshift Herschel will carry out a wide range of deep imaging surveys to explore the extinction-free evolution of star formation in the young Universe 1.4°x1.4° XMM COSMOS field Simulated deep PACS sub-field survey

a census of dusty AGN and star forming galaxies at high redshift Herschel will explore the assembly and co-evolution of massive galaxies & black holes Quasar- density cosmic star formation density 1 2 3 6 10 13.7 time after the Big Bang (billions of years) activity a 3 billion solar mass black hole 800 million years after the Big Bang!

what is the cosmic IR-background made out of ? Herschel will for the first time resolve the majority of the cosmic far-infrared background COB CIB

evolution of the Universe Herschel aims at understanding how the Milky Way, our Sun and our Solar System have formed and evolved to their present state Big Bang recombination 300,000 yrs first stars, galaxies & black holes 0.5-1 Gyr current Universe & solar system 13.7 Gyrs

Add a comment

Related presentations

Presentación que realice en el Evento Nacional de Gobierno Abierto, realizado los ...

In this presentation we will describe our experience developing with a highly dyna...

Presentation to the LITA Forum 7th November 2014 Albuquerque, NM

Un recorrido por los cambios que nos generará el wearabletech en el futuro

Um paralelo entre as novidades & mercado em Wearable Computing e Tecnologias Assis...

Microsoft finally joins the smartwatch and fitness tracker game by introducing the...

Related pages

First Science on galaxy evolution with the Herschel far ...

First Science on galaxy evolution with the Herschel far-infrared & submillimeter space telescope Reinhard Genzel MPE Garching (FRG) & Department of Physics ...
Read more

Herschel Space Observatory - Wikipedia

The Herschel Space Observatory was a space observatory built and operated by the European Space Agency (ESA). It was active from 2009 to 2013, and was the ...
Read more

Science | Herschel Space Observatory

Herschel Space Observatory Mission Science Objectives. The Herschel Space Observatory's principal objectives are to help scientists study and understand:
Read more

Jet Propulsion Laboratory Herschel Mission Home Page

The Herschel Space Observatory is a ... Herschel is the largest infrared telescope sent into space as of its launch ... The far-infrared and submillimeter ...
Read more

About | Herschel Space Observatory

Mission Description. The Herschel Space Observatory's mission has been designed to unveil a face of the early Universe that has remained hidden until now.
Read more

Herschel overview / Space Science / Our Activities / ESA

The Herschel Space Observatory is approximately 7.5 m high and 4 m wide, with a launch mass of 3400 kg . The primary mirror is 3.5 m in diameter and is ...
Read more

Science talks - Herschel / Herschel / Space Science / Our ...

The largest infrared space telescope; ... Science with the Herschel far-infrared & submillimeter space telescope. ... Science talks - Herschel; Science ...
Read more

Missions - Herschel - NASA Science

Herschel Space Observatory. Phase: ... Originally called “FIRST,” for “Far InfraRed and Submillimeter Telescope,” the spacecraft ... Science@ESA ...
Read more

HERSCHEL FAR-INFRARED AND SUBMILLIMETER PHOTOMETRY FOR THE ...

HERSCHEL FAR-INFRARED AND SUBMILLIMETER ... 13 Space Telescope Science ... New far-infrared and submillimeter photometry from the Herschel ...
Read more