Thermal Radio Emission from HII Region S201

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Structure of the ionized gas near the surface of a molecular cloud. Note the sharpness of the ionization front in the northeast part of the picture, at the interface with the molecular cloud and the smooth decrease in the opposite direction where the ionized gas is free to expand.

Investigator(s):  M. Felli, R.M. Hjellming

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Technical Data

    Telescope VLA 
    Date of Observation 1980-02-00 
    Type of Observation Continuum Observations 
    Band C 
    Wavelength 6 cm 
    Frequency 5.0 GHz 
    Center of Image RA: 03:03:17.90, Dec: 60:27:52.00 (B1950)  
    Field of View 0.0500 x 0.0500 degrees  
    Technical Caption VLA in hybrid configuration using 22 antennas.  

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