Map of the galactic nucleus at 10 μm

G. H. Rieke, F. J. Low

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Abstract

WE have scanned the centre of our galaxy at a wavelength of 10 μm with a beam 5.5 arcsec in diameter. The scans have been combined to produce the map shown in Fig. 1. At 10 kpc, commonly assumed to be the distance to this region, 5.5 arcsec corresponds to 0.3 pc.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)53-54
Number of pages2
JournalNature
Volume233
Issue number5314
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 1971

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