Accession Number : AD0264199

Title :   A STUDY OF CENTAURUS-A/NGC 5128 AT 31 CM

Corporate Author : CALIFORNIA INST OF TECH PASADENA OWENS VALLEY RADIO OBSERVATORY

Personal Author(s) : BOLTON,J.G. ; CLARK,B.G.

Report Date : 1959

Pagination or Media Count : 1

Abstract : A study of Centaurus-A/NGC 5128 at 960 mc shows that the radio extensions are visible in the decimeter wavelength range as well as at meter wavelengths. A comparison of the results at 960 mc and 85 mc shows that the brightness distributions are very similar, thus the spectrum of the radio emission is independent of the region of emission. The brightness distribution can be clearly separated into at least three components, a central source and two extended sources. The two extended sources resemble the two-source distribution of Cygnus-A determined from interferometry. (Author)

Descriptors :   *EXTRATERRESTRIAL RADIO WAVES, *GALAXIES, *RADIO ASTRONOMY, *STARS, ATMOSPHERE ENTRY, ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION, INTERFEROMETERS, ULTRAHIGH FREQUENCY

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE