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1987ApJ...312..555R Star formation in Seyfert galaxies J. M. Rodriguez Espinosa, Richard J. Rudy, and Barbara Jones Abstract. The far-IR properties of a sample of Seyfert galaxies are studied using previously obtained UV-optical and mid-IR data. The results show that active nuclei do not seem to be responsible for the bulk of the far-IR emission form Seyfert galaxies at wavelengths longer than 30 microns. Seyfert galaxies have, on average, far-IR luminosities that are one order of magnitude greater than normal spiral galaxies. The far-IR luminosities of both Seyfert and starburst galaxies are of the same order of magnitude, and the far-IR spectral indices of Seyfert and of starburst galaxies are indistinguishable from each other. From these results, it is concluded that most of the far-IR emission from Seyfert galaxies is due to starburst episodes occurring in the galactic envelopes surrounding the active nuclei. Key words: SEYFERT GALAXIES, SPECTRUM ANALYSIS, STAR FORMATION, VISIBLE SPECTRUM, GALACTIC NUCLEI, INFRARED ASTRONOMY SATELLITE, INFRARED SPECTRA, SPACEBORNE ASTRONOMY, STARBURST GALAXIES, ULTRAVIOLET SPECTRA
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