HST Narrow Band Images of the Ionized Gas in the Nucleus of M87
Session 64 -- Low Luminosity AGNs and Active Galaxies
Oral presentation, Thursday, 2, 1994, 10:00-11:30

[64.02] HST Narrow Band Images of the Ionized Gas in the Nucleus of M87

H.C.\,Ford, Z.I.\,Tsvetanov, G.A.\,Kriss (JHU), R.\,Harms, L.\,Dressel (ARC)

We present HST narrow-band H$\alpha$ + {\sc [N ii]} WFPC2 observations of M87. The ionized gas in the nucleus shows surprising morphological structure which we relate to the central engine and to the direction of the jet.

This work is supported by NASA grant NAS 5-1630 to the FOS team.