PHANGS-HST


Physics at High Angular resolution in Nearby GalaxieS

About PHANGS-HST

PHANGS (Physics at High Angular resolution in Nearby GalaxieS) is the principal ALMA Large Program for nearby galaxies, which has obtained CO (2-1) maps for a complete sample of 74 spiral galaxies. PHANGS-HST will build the first astronomical dataset charting the connections between young stars and cold molecular gas throughout a diversity of galactic environments by imaging the 38 galaxies from PHANGS sample best suited for study of resolved stars, stellar associations, and star clusters.

Data products public release

The eventual public release of joint HST-ALMA data products revealing the detailed properties of stellar clusters and gas clouds will be a key part of the PHANGS legacy and help lay the scientific groundwork for future facilities such as the James Webb Space Telescope.

HST and ALMA: Probing the life-cycle of star formation regions

PHANGS-HST and PHANGS-ALMA observations of the nearby spiral galaxy NGC1559. The high angular resolution afforded by HST allows for the identification of individual young star clusters that have just emerged from their birth cloud as seen by ALMA.

optical
NGC 1559 in optical light: white light (red), H-band (green), NUV (blue)
optical
NGC 1559 in optical light with molecular gas distribution added in red.
optical
The molecular gas distribution from ALMA is remarkably similar to the dust lanes seen in optical light.

PHANGS-HST Team                     

PHANGS-HST working group member
Investigator Affiliation Country
Janice Lee (Principal Investigator) California Institute of Technology/IPAC USA/CA
Frank Bigiel Heidelberg University, Center for Astronomy DEU
Guillermo Blanc Carnegie Institution of Washington USA/DC
Mederic Boquien Universidad de Antofagasta CHI
Rupali Chandar University of Toledo USA/OH
Melanie Chevance Universitat Heidelberg DEU
Daniel Dale University of Wyoming USA/WY
Sinan Deger California Institute of Technology/IPAC USA/CA
Eric Emsellem European Southern Observatory DEU
Chris Faesi Max-Planck-Institut fur Astronomie, Heidelberg DEU
Brent Groves Australian National University AUS
I-Ting Ho Max-Planck-Institut fur Astronomie, Heidelberg DEU
Annie Hughes IRAP FRA
Kathryn Kreckel Max-Planck-Institut fur Astronomie, Heidelberg DEU
Diederik Kruijssen Universitat Heidelberg DEU
Kirsten L. Larson California Institute of Technology/IPAC USA/CA
Adam Leroy The Ohio State University USA/OH
Angus Mok University of Toledo USA/OH
Patricia Sanchez-Blazquez Universidad Autonoma de Madrid (UAM) ESP
Karin Marie Sandstrom University of California - San Diego USA/CA
Eva Schinnerer Max-Planck-Institut fur Astronomie, Heidelberg DEU
Andreas Schruba Max-Planck-Institut fur Astronomie, Heidelberg DEU
David Thilker The Johns Hopkins University USA/MD
Jordan Turner University of Wyoming USA/WY
Leonardo Ubeda Space Telescope Science Institute USA/MD
Schuyler D. Van Dyk California Institute of Technology USA/CA
Rick White Space Telescope Science Institute USA/MD
Brad Whitmore Space Telescope Science Institute USA/MD

PHANGS-HST Sample                     

Target HST/WFC3 HST/ACS Drizzled Products Stellar Photometry Clusters Parallel Field RA(°) Dec(°) Distance (Mpc) (PHANGS) HST observation
NGC0628 LEGUS 24.174 15.784 9.77
NGC0685 26.928 -52.762 16.0 FAILED
NGC1097 F275W
F555W
41.580 -30.275 14.2
NGC1087 41.605 -0.499 14.4
NGC1300 49.921 -19.411 26.1
NGC1317 F275W
F336W
F438W
F555W
F814W
50.684 -37.104 19.0
IC1954 52.881 -51.905 15.2
NGC1365E 53.402 -36.140 18.0
NGC1365N F275W
F336W
F438W
F555W
F814W
53.402 -36.140 18.0
NGC1385 54.368 -24.501 22.7
NGC1433 F275W
F336W
F438W
F555W
F814W
55.506 -47.222 8.32
NGC1512 F275W
F336W
F438W
F555W
F814W
60.976 -43.349 11.4
NGC1559 F275W
F336W
F350LP
F438W
F555W
F606W
F814W
F160W
64.399 -62.784 12.6
NGC1566 F275W
F336W
F438W
F555W
F814W
65.002 -54.938 13.2
NGC1672 F275W
F336W
F555W
F435W
F550M
F658N
F814W
71.427 -59.247 11.9
NGC1792 F275W
F336W
F438W
F555W
F814W
76.310 -37.981 12.8
NGC2775 137.584 7.038 17.0
NGC2835 139.470 -22.355 10.1
NGC2903N 143.042 21.502 8.5
NGC2903S 143.042 21.502 8.5
NGC3351 F275W
F336W
F438W
F555W
F657N
F547M
F814W
160.990 11.704 10.0
NGC3621 169.569 -32.814 6.6
NGC3627 170.062 12.992 8.3
NGC4254E 184.707 14.417 16.8
NGC4254W 184.707 14.417 16.8
NGC4298 185.387 14.606 16.8
NGC4303 185.478 4.474 17.6
NGC4321E 185.729 15.822 15.2
NGC4535 188.585 8.198 15.8
NGC4536E 188.613 2.188 14.9
NGC4536W 188.613 2.188 14.9
NGC4548 188.860 14.496 16.2
NGC4569 189.208 13.163 16.8
NGC4571 189.235 14.217 14.9
NGC4579 189.431 11.818 16.8
NGC4654 190.986 13.127 16.8
NGC4689 191.940 13.763 16.8
NGC4826 194.182 21.682 4.4
NGC5068 199.728 -21.039 5.45
NGC5248 F275W
F336W
F438W
F555W
F814W
204.383 8.885 11.80
NGC6744N F275W
F336W
F438W
F555W
F657N
F547M
F814W
287.442 -63.857 11.6
NGC6744S F275W
F336W
F438W
F555W
F814W
287.442 -63.857 11.6
NGC6744C F275W
F336W
F438W
F555W
F657N
F547M
F814W
287.442 -63.857 11.6
NGC6744 F275W
F336W
F438W
F555W
F657N
F547M
F814W
287.467 -63.860 11.6
NGC7496 347.447 -43.428 18.7 FAILED
IC5332 353.615 -36.101 3.21 FAILED