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MeerGAL: the MeerKAT Galactic Plane Survey

Thompson, M.A., Goedhart, S., Benaglia, P., Beuther, H., Blomme, R., Chrysostomou, A.C., Clark, J.S., Dickinson, C., Ellingsen, S., Fenech, D., and others. (2018) MeerGAL: the MeerKAT Galactic Plane Survey. In: Proceedings of MeerKAT Science: On the Pathway to the SKA. . POS (doi:10.22323/1.277.0015) (KAR id:69531)


Radio surveys of the Milky Way galaxy have transformed our understanding of star formation

large area surveys have so far been carried out at low frequencies (? a few GHz). These surveys

density which means that there are significant biases against the detection of the youngest and

the MeerKAT Large Project MeerGAL, which aims to address this issue by making the first sensitive

its Northern Hemisphere sister project KuGARS (the Ku-band Galactic Reconnaissance Survey),

structure, and variability.

Item Type: Conference or workshop item (Proceeding)
DOI/Identification number: 10.22323/1.277.0015
Subjects: Q Science > QB Astronomy
Divisions: Faculties > Sciences > School of Physical Sciences
Faculties > Sciences > School of Physical Sciences > Centre for Astrophysics and Planetary Sciences
Depositing User: James Urquhart
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2018 13:31 UTC
Last Modified: 29 May 2019 21:16 UTC
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