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Millimeter Wavelength Radio Map of IRC+10216

BIMA observations of the emission from HCN (left panel) and C4H (right panel) in IRC+10216 (Dayal and Bieging 1993), illustrating the utility of high-resolution molecular line images for studies of molecular abundance distributions in circumstellar envelopes. The synthesized beamsizes are shown in the lower right of each panel.

Image and caption courtesy BIMA Image Gallery, a selection of astronomical images obtained with the BIMA millimeter-wave interferometer, posted on the BIMA Web server.

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