Mapping Atomic Hydrogen in the Disk of the Milky Way

Nguyen Van Hiep, Pham Tuan Anh, Pierre Darriulat, Pham Ngoc Diep, Pham Ngoc Dong, Do Thi Hoai, Pham Thi Tuyet Nhung, Nguyen Thi Thao
Author affiliations


  • Nguyen Van Hiep Institute for Nuclear Science and Technology
  • Pham Tuan Anh
  • Pierre Darriulat
  • Pham Ngoc Diep Institute for Nuclear Science and Technology
  • Pham Ngoc Dong
  • Do Thi Hoai
  • Pham Thi Tuyet Nhung
  • Nguyen Thi Thao



radio astronomy, 21 cm hydrogen line, Milky Way


The VATLY radio telescope has been used to draw the map of atomic hydrogen gas in the disk of the Milky Way. Evidence has been obtained for its differential rotation, its cloud and arm structure and the presence of a dark matter halo.


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How to Cite

N. V. Hiep, “Mapping Atomic Hydrogen in the Disk of the Milky Way”, Comm. Phys., vol. 23, no. 2, p. 107, May 2013.



Received 18-12-2012
Published 08-05-2013

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