Monthly Archives: July 2011

A Montage Word Cloud

I thought I would have a change of scenery this week and have a little fun. The other week, I posted a word cloud for my other blog, Astronomy Computing Today, so I went to the wordle web site and … Continue reading

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The Difference Between The Mosaicking Features of Skyview and Montage

One of the questions we are often asked is what is the difference between Montage and the mosaic capabilities offered by the  Skyview Virtual Telescope at NASA’s High Energy Astrophysics Archive Research Center. My colleague John Good, the Montage architect, … Continue reading

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Montage Used In Study Of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs)

Rosenberg et al. (2011) recently reported on a study of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons(PAHS), which cause very strong emission line features in the mid-infrared (10 – 20 microns), in the Photo-Dissociation Region (PDR) of  NGC 7023. As part of this study, … Continue reading

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Discovery of diffuse emission in the galaxy cluster A1689

Vacca et al (2011) have used Montage in their investigations of the radio continuum emission in  A1689 through archival observations at 1.2 and 1.4GHz, obtained with the Very Large Array. They reported the discovery of an extended, diffuse, low-surface brightness radio … Continue reading

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Montage Included In Astrophysics Source Code Library (ASCL)

Montage now has an entry in the Astrophysics Source Code Library (ASCL), housed on the discussion forum for Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD) at http://asterisk.apod.com/viewforum.php?f=35.  The Guide states that: “The Astrophysics Source Code Library (ASCL) is a free, on-line … Continue reading

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