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

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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.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAstrophysics and Space Science Proceedings
PublisherSpringer Netherlands
Pages279-289
Number of pages11
DOIs
StatePublished - 2013

Publication series

NameAstrophysics and Space Science Proceedings
Volume37
ISSN (Print)1570-6591
ISSN (Electronic)1570-6605

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