ICRAR: Map Reveals Location of Mysterious Fast-Moving Gas

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ICRAR: Map Reveals Location of Mysterious Fast-Moving Gas

Postby bystander » Tue Dec 05, 2017 4:06 pm

Map Reveals Location of Mysterious Fast-Moving Gas
International Center for Radio Astronomy Research | 2017 Dec 04

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An Australian scientist has created the most detailed map ever of clouds of high-velocity gas in the Universe around us.

The map covers the entire sky and shows curious clouds of neutral hydrogen gas that are moving at a different speed to the normal rotation of the Milky Way. ...

The map was compiled by taking a picture of the sky and masking out gas that is moving at the same pace as the Milky Way to show the location of gas travelling at a different speed.

The result is the most sensitive and highest resolution all-sky map of high-velocity clouds ever created.

It shows the gas in spectacular detail, revealing never before seen filaments, branches and clumps within the clouds. ...

A New All-Sky Map of Galactic High-Velocity Clouds from the 21-cm HI4PI Survey - Tobias Westmeier
HI4PI: A Full-Sky HI Survey Based on EBHIS and GASS - HI4PI Collaboration
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Re: ICRAR: Map Reveals Location of Mysterious Fast-Moving Gas

Postby neufer » Tue Dec 05, 2017 4:27 pm

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