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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
A spectacular landscape of star formation
The European Southern Observatory captured two dramatic star formation regions in the southern Milky Way — NGC 3603 and NGC 3576.
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 01:00:00 GMT
First LOFAR observations of the Whirlpool Galaxy
A team of astronomers obtained the most sensitive image of this galaxy below 1 gigahertz.
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:00:00 GMT
Dark Energy Survey kicks off second season cataloging the wonders of deep space
The survey’s five-year mission is to unravel the fundamental mystery of dark energy and its impact on our universe.
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 01:30:00 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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