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J/ApJ/672/930      Distant CO clouds in third galactic quadrant (Vazquez+, 2008)

Spiral structure in the outer galactic disk. I. The third galactic quadrant. Vazquez R.A., May J., Carraro G., Bronfman L., Moitinho A., Baume G. <Astrophys. J., 672, 930-939 (2008)> =2008ApJ...672..930V
ADC_Keywords: Clusters, open ; Molecular clouds Keywords: Galaxy: disk - Galaxy: structure - open clusters and associations: general Abstract: We combine optical and radio observations to trace the spiral structure in the third quadrant of the Milky Way. The optical observations consist of a large sample of young open clusters and associations, whereas the radio observations consist of a survey of nearby and distant clouds observed in CO. Both the optical and radio samples are the largest ones thus far presented in the literature. We use this unique material to analyze the behavior of interstellar extinction and to trace the detailed structure of the third Galactic quadrant (TGQ). Description: This sample extension comes from an observing run conducted in Cerro Tololo with the 1.0m telescope on nights 2005 November 28-December 4. File Summary:
FileName Lrecl Records Explanations
ReadMe 80 . This file table3.dat 34 46 Basic parameters of the new distant CO clouds
Byte-by-byte Description of file: table3.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 6 F6.2 deg GLON Galactic longitude (1) 8- 12 F5.2 deg GLAT Galactic latitude (1) 14- 19 F6.2 km/s Vlrs LSR velocity 21- 26 F6.3 kpc dist Heliocentric distance 28- 34 F7.1 pc Z Height above the plane
Note (1): Sources identified as [VMC2008] GLLL.ll+B.bb in Simbad
History: From electronic version of the journal
(End) Patricia Vannier [CDS] 07-Apr-2010
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