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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
The first discovered interstellar asteroid is a quarter-mile long red beast
Take us with you, `Oumuamua.
Wed, 22 Nov 2017 12:00:00 GMT
Planetary scientists close in on a super-Earth with an Earth-like atmosphere
55 Cancri e is too hot for life, but it does have a nice thick blanket to keep it warm.
Tue, 21 Nov 2017 21:00:00 GMT
Did life hitchhike through the Solar System?
<em>Astronomers suggest microscopic organisms, such as tardigrades, can be transported between planets by fast-moving streams of space dust. </em>
Tue, 21 Nov 2017 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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