The Spitzer/GLIMPSE Surveys: A New View of the Milky Way

@article{Churchwell2009TheSS,
  title={The Spitzer/GLIMPSE Surveys: A New View of the Milky Way},
  author={Edward Bruce Churchwell and Brian L. Babler and Marilyn R. Meade and Barbara. A. Whitney and Robert A. Benjamin and R{\'e}my Indebetouw and Claudia Cyganowski and Thomas P. Robitaille and Matthew S. Povich and Christer Watson and Stephen B. Bracker},
  journal={Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific},
  year={2009},
  volume={121},
  pages={213 - 230}
}
A brief description is given of the GLIMPSE surveys, including the areas surveyed, sensitivity limits, and products. The primary motivations for this review are to describe some of the main scientific results enabled by the GLIMPSE surveys and to note potential future applications of the GLIMPSE catalogs and images. In particular, we discuss contributions to our understanding of star formation and early evolution, the interstellar medium, galactic structure, and evolved stars. Infrared dark… 

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