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A Billion Stars: The Near-IR View of the Galaxy with the UKIDSS Galactic Plane Survey

  • P. W. Lucas
  • D. Samuel
  • A. Adamson
  • R. Bandyopadhyay
  • C. Davis
  • J. Drew
  • D. Froebrich
  • M. Gallaway
  • A. Gosling
  • R. de Grijs
  • M. G. Hoare
  • A. Longmore
  • T. Maccarone
  • V. McBride
  • A. Schroeder
  • M. Smith
  • J. Stead
  • M. A. Thompson
Conference paper
Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Proceedings book series (ASSSP, volume 37)

Abstract

The scope and status of the UKIDSS Galactic Plane Survey is described. Some issues regarding automatic processing of crowded fields and comparisons with other surveys are identified and some early results are presented. The detection of more than 100 new clusters and 16 new high amplitude variables are reported.

Keywords

Star Formation Star Formation Region Cross Match Epoch Data Bayesian Search 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. W. Lucas
    • 1
  • D. Samuel
    • 1
  • A. Adamson
    • 2
  • R. Bandyopadhyay
    • 3
  • C. Davis
    • 2
  • J. Drew
    • 1
  • D. Froebrich
    • 4
  • M. Gallaway
    • 1
  • A. Gosling
    • 5
  • R. de Grijs
    • 6
  • M. G. Hoare
    • 7
  • A. Longmore
    • 8
  • T. Maccarone
    • 9
  • V. McBride
    • 9
  • A. Schroeder
    • 10
  • M. Smith
    • 4
  • J. Stead
    • 7
  • M. A. Thompson
    • 1
  1. 1.Centre for Astrophysics ResearchUniversity of Hertfordshire, College LaneHatfieldUK
  2. 2.Joint Astronomy CentreHiloUSA
  3. 3.Department of Astronomy211 Bryant Space Science CenterGainesvilleUSA
  4. 4.Centre for Astrophysics and Planetary ScienceUniversity of KentCanterburyUK
  5. 5.Department of AstrophysicsUniversity of OxfordOxfordUK
  6. 6.Kavli Institute for Astronomy and AstrophysicsPeking UniversityBeijingChina
  7. 7.School of Physics and AstronomyUniversity of LeedsLeedsUK
  8. 8.UK Astronomy Technology Centre, Royal ObservatoryEdinburghUK
  9. 9.School of Physics and AstronomyUniversity of SouthamptonHampshireUK
  10. 10.Hartebeesthoek Radio Astronomy ObservatoryJohannesburgSouth Africa

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