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By T. Chester (auth.), Frank P. Israel (eds.)

'Light on darkish Matter', held from 10-14 June 1985 within the Dutch seashore inn of Noordwijk, used to be the 1st foreign convention dedicated to the result of the all-sky survey through the US-Dutch-UK Infra-Red Astronomical satellite tv for pc (IRAS). As such, it used to be a hommage to the scientists, engineers and technicians who conceived, outfitted and operated this super profitable satellite tv for pc. That this used to be regularly felt to be the case, was once confirmed through the massive variety of members (over two hundred from seventeen assorted nations), the li vely discussions, and the nice number of themes offered throughout the assembly. All this now not withstanding a customary Dutch summer season: gale-force winds, heavy cloud disguise, and meter-high surf crashing onto a seashore on which basically the hardy ventur. ed. such a lot contributors contented themselves by way of staring at the lonely seagulls patrolling the North Sea beach in the course of the panoramic home windows of the convention middle. Parallel to the IRAS convention, a Workshop on Infrared homes of Interstellar Grains was once prepared by way of J. M. Greenberg of the Leiden Laboratory Astrophysics crew: a hectic shuttling of contributors among the Workshop room and the most convention corridor confirmed that many came across it difficult to decide on. numerous humans have been invol ved in making the convention successful: within the first position the clinical organizers with their helpful recommendation and the convention audio system, between which i want to say Dr. J. H.

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RESULTS 3. I HIT Regions Most of the strong sources from the IRAS pointsource catalogue with 100 ~m flux densities >1000 Jy are compact HII regions. So far we observed about 60 objects of this class at (sub)mm wavelengths. From the 29 F. P. ), Light on Dark Matter, 29-30. © 1986 by D. Reidel Publishing Company. 30 R. CHINI ET AL. luminosities of the integrated spectra we derive spectral types generally earlier than 08 with a maximum around 06. The FIR part of the spectrum is dominated by emission from dust of about 20-35 K.

CHESTER DISK AND BULGE STARS The sources whi ch do not fit into any of the above categories were put into the "other" class in the Explanatory Supplement. It has since become clear that the "other" class has two significant constituents. First, above 10 0 galactic latitude, the sources are virtually all stars which happened to have poor 25~m upper limit fluxes. Second, below 10 0 galactic latitude, the sources are substantially identical to the sources which define the bulge population, which are also found in the inner disk.

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