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The area around the Orion Nebula observed in the CO (J = 1- 0) transition

Gillespie, A. R. and White, G. J. (1980). The area around the Orion Nebula observed in the CO (J = 1- 0) transition. Astronomy & Astrophysics, 91 pp. 257–258.

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An area 1 deg2 around the Orion Nebula has been surveyed with a 2.6 km s-1 wide single-channel receiver. The map shows considerable structure in the east including a bright spot 24' (2.8 pc) from the main CO peak.

Item Type: Journal Article
Copyright Holders: 1980 European Southern Observatory
ISSN: 1432-0746
Keywords: carbon monoxide; hydrogen clouds; interstellar gas; molecular clouds; Orion nebula; astronomical maps; atmospheric attenuation; emission spectra
Academic Unit/Department: Science > Physical Sciences
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Earth, Planetary, Space and Astronomical Research (CEPSAR)
Item ID: 33812
Depositing User: G. J. White
Date Deposited: 11 Jun 2012 12:55
Last Modified: 26 Feb 2016 02:28
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