A Billion Stars: The Near-IR View of the Galaxy with the UKIDSS Galactic Plane Survey
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.
KeywordsStar Formation Star Formation Region Cross Match Epoch Data Bayesian Search
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