AAS 195th Meeting, January 2000
Session 53. ISM: Ionized Gas
Display, Thursday, January 13, 2000, 9:20am-6:30pm, Grand Hall

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[53.12] Millimeter Wavelength Observations of Galactic Sources with the Mobile Anisotropy Telescope (MAT)

K.L. Cruz (University of Pennsylvania), R. Caldwell (Princeton University), M.J. Devlin (University of Pennsylvania), W.B. Dorwart, T. Herbig, A.D. Miller, M.R. Nolta, L.A. Page (Princeton University), J.L. Puchalla (University of Pennsylvania), E. Torbet, H.T. Tran (Princeton University)

The Mobile Anisotropy Telescope (MAT) has completed two observing seasons (1997 and 1998) in Chile from the Cerro Toco site. Although the primary goal of MAT was to measure anisotropy in the Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB) radiation, the chosen observation scheme also allowed daily viewing of the Galactic Plane. We present filtered maps at 30, 40 and 144 GHz of a region of the Galactic Plane which contains several millimeter-bright regions including the Carinae nebula and IRAS 11097-6102. We report the best fit brightness temperatures as well as the total flux densities in the MAT beams (0.9, 0.6 and 0.2 degrees FWHM) . The data are calibrated with respect to Jupiter whose flux is known to better than 8% in all frequency bands. This work was funded by the National Science Foundation and the Packard Foundation.

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