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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 colorful gathering of middle-aged stars
The bright star cluster NGC 3532 covers an area of the sky that is almost twice the size of the Full Moon.
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:00:00 GMT
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
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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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