Maser monitoring and VLBI

Title: Maser monitoring and VLBI

Speaker: Dr. Gabor Orosz (University of Tasmania, Australia)

Location: Small conference room, 3rd floor

Time: 10:00 AM, May 14, 2019 (Tuesday)

Summary: I’m going to introduce large-scale maser monitoring programs and their follow-up observations with very long baseline interferometry (VLBI). I’m going to show you maser flares, never-before-seen maser transitions, and dynamically changing maser profiles – all of which can tell us about key events in massive star formation and evolved stellar evolution. I’m also going to shortly introduce the ongoing efforts towards creating a complete map of the 3D spiral structure of our Milky Way Galaxy using masers and and VLBI.

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