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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
Nobel Prizes in physics awarded for neutrino discoveries
The discovery has changed our understanding of the innermost workings of matter and can prove crucial to our view of the universe.
Wed, 07 Oct 2015 10:00:00 GMT
New way to weigh a star
Researchers have developed a new method for measuring the mass of pulsars, even if a star exists on its own in space.
Mon, 05 Oct 2015 10:00:00 GMT
Rosetta’s first peek at the comet’s dark side
As formerly dark southern polar regions receive more sunlight, Rosetta starts to resolve their curious composition.
Fri, 02 Oct 2015 10:00:00 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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