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GLIMPSE

Galactic Legacy Infrared Mid-Plane Survey Extraordinaire

A SIRTF Legacy Science Program

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The Galactic Legacy Infrared Mid- Plane Survey Extraordinaire (GLIMPSE)

overview talk
January 2001


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The Galactic Legacy Infrared Mid- Plane Survey Extraordinaire (GLIMPSE)

FUNDAMENTAL SCIENCE DRIVERS

TEAM MEMBERS

OVERVIEW

WHY THE INNER GALAXY?

Flux density limits (4 sec, high background, 5s)

Photospheres

PRODUCTS

SCIENCE

Prestellar Cores

MSX Cold Cores

Massive Star Formation: Hot Molecular Cores

Massive Star Formation: UC HII Regions

C. Low-Mass Protostars & YSOs

Young Stellar Objects: Observed Disks (Padgett et al. 1999)

D. Compact OB Clusters

2MASS: Orion Compact Cluster

The Interstellar Extinction Law: 3-8 Ám

PPT Slide

Some of the most interesting science likely to come out of this program will be serendipitous discoveries which often opens entirely new avenues of enquiry.

Author: Ed Churchwell

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