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Planetary Nebula Surveys: Past, Present and Future

@article{Parker2010PlanetaryNS,
  title={Planetary Nebula Surveys: Past, Present and Future},
  author={Q. Parker and D. Frew},
  journal={arXiv: Astrophysics of Galaxies},
  year={2010}
}
  • Q. Parker, D. Frew
  • Published 2010
  • Physics
  • arXiv: Astrophysics of Galaxies
  • In this review we cover the detection, identification and astrophysical importance of planetary nebulae (PN). The legacy of the historic Perek & Kohoutek and Acker et al. catalogues is briefly covered before highlighting the more recent but significant progress in PN discoveries in our Galaxy and the Magellanic Clouds. We place particular emphasis on the major MASH and the IPHAS catalogues, which, over the last decade alone, have essentially doubled Galactic and LMC PN numbers. We then discuss… CONTINUE READING

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