NINE-YEAR WILKINSON MICROWAVE ANISOTROPY PROBE (WMAP) OBSERVATIONS: FINAL MAPS AND RESULTS

@article{Bennett2012NINEYEARWM,
  title={NINE-YEAR WILKINSON MICROWAVE ANISOTROPY PROBE (WMAP) OBSERVATIONS: FINAL MAPS AND RESULTS},
  author={Charles L. Bennett and David L. Larson and Janet L. Weiland and Norman Jarosik and Gary F. Hinshaw and N. Odegard and K. M. Smith and Robert S. Hill and Benjamin Gold and Mark Halpern and Eiichiro Komatsu and Michael R. Nolta and Lyman A. Page and David N. Spergel and Edward J. Wollack and Jo Dunkley and Alan Kogut and Michele Limon and Stephan S. Meyer and Gregory S. Tucker and E. L. Wright},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series},
  year={2012},
  volume={208}
}
We present the final nine-year maps and basic results from the Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe (WMAP) mission. The full nine-year analysis of the time-ordered data provides updated characterizations and calibrations of the experiment. We also provide new nine-year full sky temperature maps that were processed to reduce the asymmetry of the effective beams. Temperature and polarization sky maps are examined to separate cosmic microwave background (CMB) anisotropy from foreground emission… 

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