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Title: Study of extended radio galaxies at 151.6 MHz using the Mauritius radio telescope
Authors: Somanah, R.
Udaya Shankar, N.
Issue Date: Oct-2002
Publisher: Kluwer
Citation: Astrophysics and Space Science, 2002, Vol.282, p57-67
Abstract: The MRT survey will be by far one of the most extensive survey at low frequencies. This survey will provide a moderately deep radio catalog reaching a source density of about 2 × 104 sr-1 over the southern sky with an angular resolution of 4' × 4' and a limiting flux density of 70 mJy (1 σ) at 151 MHz. The availability of zero spacing and short baselines in the MRT array will make it sensitive to the background temperature and to large scale features in the sky. In addition to this feature, the low frequency operation makes a study of continuum emission from large radio sources by MRT to have several interesting and important implications in the study of radio galaxies. This paper discusses the parameter space of radio galaxies which can be explored using the MRT. Images of a few extended radio galaxies are also presented.
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ISSN: 0004-640X
1572-946X (Online)
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Copyright: (2002) Kluwer Academic Publishers.
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