Tothill, N. F. H. and White, Glenn J.
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The Lagoon Nebula, M8, has been mapped at 450 μm, 850 μm, and 1.3 mm, using SCUBA and the IRAM 30-m telescope. The large-scale maps (~20' × 10') show clumpy structures surrounding the H II region, extending as far as M8E. The core sizes are around 15" - 30" (0.1 - 0.3 pc), with temperatures of 10 - 40 K. The mass spectrum of the cores is derived, together with estimates of the likely errors. The problems of measuring cores in regions of high-mass star formation are noted.
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|Copyright Holders:||2000 Astronomical Society of the Pacific|
|Academic Unit/Department:||Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Physical Sciences
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
|Interdisciplinary Research Centre:||Centre for Earth, Planetary, Space and Astronomical Research (CEPSAR)|
|Depositing User:||G. J. White|
|Date Deposited:||23 Feb 2012 16:55|
|Last Modified:||02 Aug 2016 16:14|
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