Notes to editors
6 May 2010
The RCW120 observations are part of HOBYS, the "Herschel imaging survey of OB Young Stellar objects" programme led by Frédérique Motte, SAp/CEA, Saclay, France.
The ‘fourth phase of water’ observations have been conducted within the frame of WISH, the “Water In Star-forming regions with Herschel” programme led by Ewine van Dishoeck, Sterrenwacht Leiden, The Netherlands.
The survey of star-forming regions in the Milky Way is called Hi-GAL, the Herschel Infrared Galactic Plane survey. Hi-GAL is led by Sergio Molinari, Istituto di Fisica dello Spazio Interplanetario, Roma, Italy.
The survey of galaxies is called ATLAS, the Astrophysical Terahertz Large Area Survey. ATLAS is led by Steve Eales, Cardiff University, UK and Loretta Dunne, Nottingham University, UK.
Herschel is an ESA space observatory with science instruments provided by European-led Principal Investigator consortia and with important participation from NASA.
Laboratoire d’Astrophysique de Marseille
Tel: +33 4 95 04 41 55
Email: annie.zavagno @ oamp.fr
Istituto di Fisica dello Spazio Interplanetario, Roma
Tel: +39 06 49934396
Email: molinari @ ifsi-roma.inaf.it
Cardiff University, UK
Tel: +44 7766 024 052
Email: Steve.Eales @ astro.cf.ac.uk
ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Tel: +41 44 632 42 23
Email: benz @ astro.phys.ethz.ch
ESA Herschel Project Scientist
Tel: +31 71 565 3621
Email: gpilbratt @ rssd.esa.int