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Methanol MultiBeam Survey The Methanol MultiBeam Survey is a sensitive survey of massive young stars in the Milky Way Galaxy to detect methanol masers. The survey is carried out by scanning the telescope in galactic longitude. Spectra cover a 4-MHz band, corresponding to a velocity range of 180 km/s, with 2048 channels each separated by 0.09 km/s. Regions towards the galactic centre are scanned more than once with different velocity settings, so that all likely radial velocities are searched. A second frequency band centred on the 6035-MHz line of hydroxyl (OH) is observed in parallel with the methanol band.


Astronomy News
Studying the complex aftermath of a supernova
Two new Chandra images reveal the titanic shock waves and pulsars that result from stellar explosions.
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:00:00 GMT
NASA issues “remastered” view of Jupiter’s moon Europa
The new image more closely approximates what the human eye would see.
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 12:00:00 GMT
Subaru Telescope detects sudden appearance of galaxies in the early universe
A team of astronomers has looked back more than 13 billion years to find seven early galaxies that appeared quite suddenly within 700 million years of the Big Bang.
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 12:00:00 GMT
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Cosmography of the Local Universe View a film by Hélène Courtois, Daniel Pomarède, R. Brent Tully, Yehuda Hoffman, and Denis Courtois. All rights reserved.

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Survey Coverage of the Milky Way
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A hyperlinked visual summary (pdf) of all ongoing relevant surveys, prepared in conjunction with the NSF proposal, The Hierarchical Structure of Star-Forming Regions in the Milky Way.

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