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2mm observations of the Large Magellanic Cloud at 5' resolution

dall'Oglio, G., Ade, Peter A. R., Andreani, P., Calisse, P., Iacoangeli, A., Martinis, L., Merluzzi, P., Pizzo, L., Rossi, L. and Vio, R. 1995. 2mm observations of the Large Magellanic Cloud at 5' resolution. Astronomy and Astrophysics 303 , pp. 737-741.

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We report on new millimetric continuum observations of the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC) made from the Italian Base in Antarctica with a 2.6 metre diameter telescope. The telescope scanned two strips at constant declinations -69deg and -69.16deg across the entire source with an angular resolution of 5 arcminutes. The comparison of the mm wavelength observations with radio, CO and FIR measurements suggests that most of the observed mm emission is thermal and can be associated with very cold dust present in the molecular clouds of this Galaxy. The dust properties inferred from these observations are briefly discussed.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Physics and Astronomy
Subjects: Q Science > QB Astronomy
Uncontrolled Keywords: galaxies: magellanic clouds, ism: clouds, radio continuum: interstellar, dust, extinction
Additional Information: Pdf uploaded in accordance with publisher's policy at (accessed 17/04/2014)
Publisher: EDP Sciences
ISSN: 0004-6361
Date of First Compliant Deposit: 30 March 2016
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2017 04:30

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