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Advances in Astronomy
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 853927, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/853927
Research Article

Spectrum of the Anomalous Microwave Emission in the North Celestial Pole with WMAP 7-Year Data

1Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics, School of Physics and Astronomy, the University of Manchester, Alan Turing Building, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
2INAF-IASF Bologna, Via Gobetti 101, Bologna, Italy

Received 30 July 2012; Accepted 3 December 2012

Academic Editor: Clive Dickinson

Copyright © 2012 Anna Bonaldi and Sara Ricciardi. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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