Extragalactic Radio Sources

Extragalactic Radio Sources - (also known in some areas as

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Extragalactic Radio Sources A close look at the structure of radio sources around active nuclei is shown in this montage of NGC 6251 , ranging from the outer double lobes spanning nearly a degree on the sky (1.6 Mpc) to the innermost jet within a parsec from the core: The spectral and polarization properties of the radio emission (and in some cases emission at other wavelengths as well) indicate an important role for synchrotron radiation
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Unformatted text preview: (also known in some areas as magnetobrehmsstrahlung). This process has been discussed exhaustively by Ginzburg and Syrovatskii 1965 ARA&A 3, 297 Ginzburg and Syrovatskii 1969 ARA&A 7, 375 Moffett 1975, in Galaxies and the Universe , p. 211 Pacholczyk 1970, Radio Astrophysics , Freeman. Pacholczyk 1977, Radio Galaxies , Pergamon and for the really curious, Jackson, Classical Electrodynamics ....
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This note was uploaded on 11/10/2011 for the course AST AST1002 taught by Professor Emilyhoward during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.

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