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Title: Nature of meterwave luminous objects and search for electron-cyclotron maser emission
Authors: Deguchi, S.
Koike, Kazutaka
Balasubramanyam, R.
Issue Date: Sep-2009
Publisher: Astronomical Society of the Pacific
Citation: ASP Conference Series, 2009, Vol.407, p260
Abstract: Meterwave luminous objects, which are bright at the frequency 74 MHz but very faint at 1.4 GHz in VLA surveys (VLSS and NVSS), have special characteristics: very steep spectra and a distinctive distribution in the sky. They are possibly radio relics, ultra-steep spectrum radio galaxies, and Galactic objects such as pulsars, cool dwarfs, and extrasolar planets. We present a preliminary result of our attempt to identify them with possible astronomical objects. We observed several candidates for electron-cyclotron maser emission from cool dwarfs with GMRT at 235 MHz, and located the radio source VLSS 0406.1+0251 to be within 0.5'' near the M3 dwarf LSPM 0406+0251.
Description: Restricted Access. Proceedings of the conference held 8-12 Dec. 2008, at National Centre for Radio Astrophysics (NCRA), TIFR, Pune, India. Edited by D. J. Saikia, D. A. Green, Y. Gupta, and T. Venturi. San Francisco: Astronomical Society of the Pacific, p.260
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2289/4118
Alternative Location: http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2009ASPC..407..260D
Copyright: 2009 Astronomical Society of the Pacific
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