Pierce-Price, D.; Richer, J. S.; Greaves, J. S.; Holland, W. S.; Jenness, T.; Lasenby, A. N.; White, G. J.; Matthews, H. E.; Ward-Thompson, D.; Dent, W. R. F.; Zylka, R.; Mezger, P.; Hasegawa, T.; Oka, T.; Omont, A. and Gilmore, G.
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We present first results from a submillimeter continuum survey of the Galactic Center 'Central Molecular Zone' (CMZ), made with SCUBA on the James Clerk Maxwell Telescope. SCUBA's scan-map mode has allowed us to make extremely wide-field maps of thermal dust emission with unprecedented speed and sensitivity. Our simulataneous 850/450 micron maps have a total size of approximately 2.8 x 0.5 deg (400pc x 75pc) elongated along the galactic plane. In addition to giant molecular clouds and the Sgr A* point source, there are compact sources associated with maser sites, shells, and filamentary dust structures on scales up to several arcminutes.
|Item Type:||Conference Item|
|Copyright Holders:||2001 Astronomical Society of the Pacific|
|Extra Information:||ISBN: 1-58381-064-1 p. 228-235|
|Academic Unit/Department:||Science > Physical Sciences|
|Interdisciplinary Research Centre:||Centre for Earth, Planetary, Space and Astronomical Research (CEPSAR)|
|Depositing User:||G. J. White|
|Date Deposited:||23 Feb 2012 10:31|
|Last Modified:||24 Feb 2012 11:03|
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