The Population of the Galactic Plane as Seen by MSX

Abstract

The combination of mid-infrared data from the MSX satellite mission and groundbased near-infrared photometry is used to characterise the properties of the midinfrared population of the Galactic plane. The colours of the youngest sources still heavily embedded within their natal molecular clouds are in general different from evolved stars shrouded within… (More)

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