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Title: MSH 05-22 : a giant radio source in the southern sky
Authors: Subrahmanya, C.R.
Hunstead, R.W.
Keywords: Extragalactic Radio Sources
Radio Astronomy
Radio Galaxies
Southern Sky
Astronomical Maps
Galactic Structure
Radiant Flux Density
Red Shift
Issue Date: Dec-1986
Publisher: EDP Sciences
Citation: Astronomy and Astrophysics, 1986, Vol. 170, p. 27
Abstract: During a program of mapping a complete sample of extended radio sources with the Molonglo Observatory Synthesis Telescope, the source MSH 05-22 (0503-286) was discovered to be a giant radio source. The map at 843 MHz clearly suggests the association of the observed radio emission, extending over 42 arcmin, with a 15.5 mag D-galaxy. The galaxy redshift of z = 0.0384 leads to a projected linear extent of 2.6 Mpc (H0 = 50 km s-1Mpc-1), making this the largest known radio source in the southern sky.
Description: Restricted Access.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2289/4224
ISSN: 0004-6361
1432-0746 (Online)
Alternative Location: http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/1986A%26A...170...27S
Copyright: 1986 EDP Sciences
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