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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
Europa mission begins with selection of science instruments
Jupiter’s moon could be the best place in the solar system to look for present-day life beyond our home planet.
Wed, 27 May 2015 10:00:00 GMT
A bubbly cosmic celebration
A new image from the Very Large Telescope reveals that the star-forming region RCW 34 is home to multiple episodes of star birth.
Wed, 27 May 2015 10:00:00 GMT
NASA’s Curiosity rover adjusts route up martian mountain
The science team wants to examine an outcrop that contains the contact between a pale rock unit the mission analyzed lower on Mount Sharp and a darker bedded rock unit that the mission has not yet examined up close.
Tue, 26 May 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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