Thesis Data Summary

Nebular Component Type of Observation Instrument Wavelength Coverage Field Size Angular Resolution Velocity Sampling
Dust Grains Scattered Light Surface Photometry WISPa 1400-1900 & 1900-2500 Å 5.0 x 1.7 degrees 30'' pixels, 2.5' PSF N/A
Burrell Schmidt 3600-5200 Å WISP field mosaic (40 1.1 degree fields) 4'' pixels (binned)
Thermal Radiation Surface Photometry IRASb 60 & 100 µm All-Sky Survey data base 5' PSF
DIRBEc 60, 100, 140 & 240 µm 0.7 degree field of view
Neutral Atomic Gas Single Dish Mapping Emission Spectroscopy Green Bank 140-ft. H I 21cm line 171 square degree mosaic (6151 pointings) 21' beam 0.52 km/s channels
Array Mapping Emission Spectroscopy Very Large Array D-configuration 2 x 2 degree mosaic (64 fields) 1' beam 1.3 km/s channels
Optical Absorption Point Spectroscopy Coudé Feed Echelle Na I D 5890 & 5896 Å lines 48 sightlines over an 8 x 7 degree area < 0.002''
(stellar disk)
a:Wide-field Imaging Survey Polarimeter (Nordsieck et al. 1994)
b:Infrared Astronomical Satellite (Beichman et al. 1988)
c:Diffuse Infrared Background Explorer (Hauser et al. 1995)


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