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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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Antares rocket will launch cargo from Virginia this Friday
An Impending Launch

This week, Northrop Grumman’s Antares rocket will launch the Cygnus cargo spacecraft to the International Space Station. The craft will deliver supplies and scientific equipment to the astronauts on board as part of Northrop Grumman’s NG-10 mission.

Originally scheduled to launch early Thursday morning November 15, the Antares rocket will now launch Friday, November 16 at 4:23 A.M. EST. The rocket will launch from Pad 0A at Virginia Space’s Mid-Atlantic Reg

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 12:00:00 GMT
Looking ahead to the LISA gravitational-wave detector
Researchers are getting ready to build a trio of satellites that will show us a whole new view of the cosmos.
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 12:00:00 GMT
Pluto’s strange ridges formed from ancient glaciers
Researchers believe bizarre landforms at the edge of the dwarf planet's "heart" were created by sheets of nitrogen ice.
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 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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Milky Way 3D: Galactic Plane Coverage Tool
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An interactive Milky Way 3D coverage tool linked to surveys is at http://milkyway3d.org.


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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