The 1.28 GHz MeerKAT Galactic Center Mosaic

@article{Heywood2022The1G,
  title={The 1.28 GHz MeerKAT Galactic Center Mosaic},
  author={Ian Heywood and I. Rammala and Fernando Camilo and William D. Cotton and F Yusef-Zadeh and Thomas Abbott and R. M. Adam and Grant Adams and M. A. Aldera and K M B Asad and E. F. Bauermeister and Thomas G. Bennett and Hertzog L. Bester and Willem A. Bode and D. H. Botha and A. G. Botha and L. R. S. Brederode and Sarah Buchner and Johan Petrus Burger and Tom Cheetham and D. I. L. de Villiers and M. A. Dikgale-Mahlakoana and L.J. du Toit and S. W. P. Esterhuyse and Bernie Fanaroff and Sean February and D. J. Fourie and B. S. Frank and R. R. G. Gamatham and Marisa Geyer and Sharmila Goedhart and M. Gouws and S. C. Gumede and M. J. Hlakola and A. Hokwana and S. W. Hoosen and J. M. G. Horrell and B. Hugo and A. Isaacson and Gyula I. G. J'ozsa and Justin L. Jonas and Anton Joubert and Roufurd P. M. Julie and François Kapp and Jonathan S. Kenyon and P. P. A. Kotz'e and N. Kriek and Henno Kriel and V. K. Krishnan and Robert Lehmensiek and D. D. Liebenberg and Rachel Lord and B. M. Lunsky and K. Madisa and Lindsay Magnus and Omer Kamal Mahgoub and A. Makhaba and Sphesihle Makhathini and Jocias A. Malan and Jason R. Manley and S. J. Marais and Andrew Martens and T. Mauch and Brian C Merry and Rob Millenaar and N. Mnyandu and O. J. Mokone and T. E. Monama and M. C. Mphego and Wesley New and B. Ngcebetsha and K. J. Ngoasheng and Muhammed Toufeeq Ockards and Nadeem Oozeer and Abraham J. Otto and S. S. Passmoor and A. A. Patel and Adriaan Peens-Hough and Simon Perkins and Athanaseus J T Ramaila and Niruj Mohan Ramanujam and Zwivhuya Romeo Ramudzuli and S. M. Ratcliffe and A. Robyntjies and S. Salie and Naveen Kumar Sambu and C. T. G. Schollar and Ludwig Schwardt and R. L. Schwartz and Maciej Serylak and Renier Siebrits and Sandeep Kumar Sirothia and Martin J. Slabber and Oleg M. Smirnov and L. Sofeya and Benjamin Taljaard and Cyril Tasse and Adrian John Tiplady and O. Toruvanda and Samuel Twum and Tyrone van Balla and Andrew van der Byl and Carel van der Merwe and Verees{\'e} van Tonder and Renay Van Wyk and Al J. Venter and Mariet Venter and Bruce Wallace and Marc G. Welz and L. P. Williams and B. Xaia},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  year={2022},
  volume={925}
}
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