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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
Hubble and Chandra discover dark matter is not as sticky as once thought
Dark matter does not slow down when colliding with each other, which means that it interacts with itself even less than previously thought.
Fri, 27 Mar 2015 10:00:00 GMT
VLT confirms that G2 survived close approach and is a compact object
It is most likely to be a young star with a massive core that is still accreting material.
Fri, 27 Mar 2015 10:00:00 GMT
Suzaku, Herschel link a black-hole “wind” to a galactic gush of star-forming gas
The finding validates a long-suspected feedback mechanism enabling a supermassive black hole to influence the evolution of its host galaxy.
Thu, 26 Mar 2015 10:00:00 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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