Lynds Clouds Current Research Activities
- 1 Lynds clouds
- 2 Lynds Target Selection
- 3 Lynds Proposal
- 4 Working with L1688
- 5 Bigger picture/longer term goals
- 6 Travel to the SSC June 14 - 17
- 7 Agenda for visit
- 8 Additional LDN425 data
- 9 Working area for Jan 2009 AAS posters
- 10 Data Analysis of LDN425 and LND981
- 11 Teleconference, video conferences for LDN425 and LND981 Research
- 12 Kitt Peak YSO Research Project
In the early 1960s, Beverly Lynds studied the Palomar Observatory Sky Survey (POSS) plates and made a list of things she thought were bright or dark nebulae. These of course were subjective judgements, but they are often pretty, and often forming stars. Many Lynds clouds are famous star forming regions. There are already lots of observations of Lynds clouds in the Spitzer archive. We need to find something that is both as yet unobserved, but also likely to at least make a pretty picture, if not actually result in the discovery of some new baby stars.
I have looked for but have not found a biography of Lynds. Can anyone else find one?
This page collects information about selecting a target for our observation.
This page will be used to assemble the pieces for the proposal we are writing.
Sample analysis thread using Lynds 1688 (developed in the context of the June 2008 visit).
Excerpt from email of 7 march
This Page will be used for Planning and Travel Arrangements.
Started with excerpt from email of 12 May, but updated with more recent information.
From Michael Connelley.
visual inspection, color composite images, photometry, etc.
Announce upcoming tele and video conferences, post notes about what took place, etc.
OPERATION SPEIGHART: Rachele Siegel and Jennifer Butchart from Oil City High School have been awarded time on the Kitt Peak 0.9 meter telescope (November 13-17) to research a new method for identifying potential YSO's.