JCMT Gould Belt Legacy Survey and JCMT Galactic Plane Legacy Survey observing

Lead Research Organisation: University of Cambridge
Department Name: Physics

Abstract

The JCMT Gould Belt survey and the Galactic Plane Survey have public web pages which explains the science behind the survey. For the Gould Belt Survey, the aim is to understand how stars form in nearby molecular gas clouds, and so shed light on the formation of the solar system. The Galactic Plane Survey the aim is to understand how massive stars form, and the effect they have in the plane of the Galaxy.

Publications

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Moore T (2015) The JCMT Plane Survey: early results from the l = 30° field in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

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Salji C. J. (2015) The JCMT Gould Belt Survey: properties of star-forming filaments in Orion A North in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

 
Description This grant funded travel only. The outcomes belong to the Consolidated Grant which funded the scientists.
Exploitation Route astronomy research
Sectors Education