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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
Cassini catches Titan naked in the solar wind
Observations suggest that unmagnetized bodies like Saturn’s moon might interact with the solar wind in the same basic ways regardless of their nature or distance from the Sun.
Fri, 30 Jan 2015 12:00:00 GMT
Gravitational waves remain elusive, according to Planck
The satellite's work with ground-based telescopes has shown that interstellar dust was actually the cause of more than half of the signal detection announced almost a year ago.
Fri, 30 Jan 2015 12:00:00 GMT
Black hole chokes on a swallowed star
Extensive data analysis has led astronomers to believe they witnessed a giant black hole tear apart a star back in 2009.
Fri, 30 Jan 2015 12:00:00 GMT

Cosmography of the Local Universe View a film by Hélène Courtois, Daniel Pomarède, R. Brent Tully, Yehuda Hoffman, and Denis Courtois. All rights reserved.


Survey Coverage of the Milky Way

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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