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Montage Mosaics The Pillars Of Creation!

The Pillars of Creation in the Eagle Nebula (M16) remain one of the iconic images of the Hubble Space Telescope. Three pillars rise from a molecular cloud into an enormous HII region, powered by the massive young cluster NGC 6611. … Continue reading

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Montage Used To Study The Structure of the Star-forming Cluster RCW 38

E. Winston et al. (2011) report that they used  Montage in their recent paper “The Structure of the Star-forming Cluster RCW 38.” This was a multiwavelength investigation that used Spitzer, Chandra and 2MASS data that probed the spatial distribution of … 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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Montage Used To Study Molecular Outflows in W5.

Ginsburg, Bally and Williams (2011) used Montage in their study of molecular outflows in the star formation complex W5, using CO 3-2 data made with the HARP array on the James Clerk Maxwell Telescope (Hawaii).  As part of their analysis, … Continue reading

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Discovering T Tauri Candidates Using The INT Photometric H-Alpha Survey (IPHAS)

Barentsen et al (2011) have recently shown to use the images produced by the Isaac Newton Telescope  Photometric H-Alpha Survey to identify new T Tauri stars and to estimate their accretion rates. Specifically, they studied a region of size 7 … Continue reading

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