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J/A+A/533/A17       Coalsack CO maps                (Beuther+, 2011)

The Coalsack near and far. Beuther H., Kainulainen J., Henning T., Plume R., Heitsch F. <Astron. Astrophys. 533, A17 (2011)> =2011A&A...533A..17B
ADC_Keywords: Molecular clouds ; Radio lines Keywords: stars: formation - ISM: individual: Coalsack - ISM: clouds - ISM: kinematics and dynamics - ISM: structure Abstract: The large Coalsack dark cloud is one of the most prominent southern starless clouds, which is even visible to the naked eye. Furthermore, it is one of the rare molecular clouds without clear signs of star formation. We investigate the dynamical properties of the gas within the Coalsack. The two highest extinction regions were mapped with the APEX telescope in 13CO(2-1) comprising a region of ∼1 square degree. Description: The C18O(2-1) and 13CO(2-1) data at 219.560GHz and 220.399GHz were observed simultaneously with the Atacama Pathfinder Experiment (APEX) between April and June 2010 in the 1mm band for the two regions R1 and R2 marked in Fig. 1 in on-the-fly mode. Objects: --------------------------------------------------------- RA (2000) DE Designation(s) --------------------------------------------------------- 12 31 19 -63 44.6 Coalsack = NAME COALSACK NEBULA --------------------------------------------------------- File Summary:
FileName Lrecl Records Explanations
ReadMe 80 . This file maps.dat 120 6 Files list fig/* 0 6 FITS cubes (resolution of 14.3"x14.3"x167km/s)
See also: J/ApJ/665/369 : Photopolarimetry of Southern Coalsack stars (Andersson+, 2007) Byte-by-byte Description of file: maps.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 3 I3 --- Nx Size of cube along x (RA) 4 A1 --- --- [x] 5- 7 I3 --- Ny Size of cube along y (DE) 8 A1 --- --- [x] 9- 11 I3 --- Nz Size of cube along z (Velocity) 14- 21 F8.4 deg RAdeg Right ascension of center (J2000) 23- 30 F8.4 deg DEdeg Declination of center (J2000) 32- 37 I6 km/s minVel Lower range of velocity (z-direction) 39- 44 I6 km/s maxVel Upper range of velocity (z-direction) 46- 72 A27 --- FileName Name of the FITS map in subdirectory fig 75-120 A46 --- Title Title of the map
Acknowledgements: Henrik Beuther, beuther(at)mpia-hd.mpg.de
(End) Patricia Vannier [CDS] 12-Jul-2011
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