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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.


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NASA chooses American companies to transport U.S. astronauts to space station
The selection of Boeing and SpaceX will return launches to America.
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 02:00:00 GMT
Astronomers release most detailed catalog ever made of the visible Milky Way
A team assembled the catalog in a 10-year program using the Isaac Newton Telescope (INT) on La Palma in the Canary Islands.
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 02:00:00 GMT
Bright clumps in Saturn ring now mysteriously scarce
Researchers hypothesize that the brightest clumps in the F ring are caused by repeated impacts into its core by small moonlets up to about 3 miles (5 kilometers) wide.
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 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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