extragalactic radio source

extragalactic radio source

[¦ek·strə·gə′lak·tik ′rad·ē·ō ‚sȯrs]
(astrophysics)
A source of radio emission outside the Milky Way.
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Nearly 30 years later, Howard Bond noticed its equivalence with the extragalactic radio source PKS 1514-24.
I will present results from radio polarization observations at cm and meter wavelengths, discussing what they tell us about Galactic ISM, diffuse emission in galaxy clusters and the physical condition in extragalactic radio sources.
Containing over seventy of the conference papers, the book covers topics including low-frequency surveys and cosmology, extragalactic neutral hydrogen and OH, extragalactic radio sources, clusters of galaxies, the Milky Way galaxy, pulsars, transients and high-energy sources, Sun and planetary studies, and instrumentation and techniques.
Bremen, Germany) explain the basics of such topics as special relativity (assuming some familiarity with its ideas), gas and plasma physics, radiation processes for interpreting electromagnetic observations, and extragalactic radio sources.
Using a similar technique, Michael Faison (a graduate student at the University of Wisconsin) is imaging the distribution of neutral hydrogen in our own galaxy by looking at 21-cm absorption along the line of sight to distant extragalactic radio sources.
These catalogs include well-known classical ones such as the Yale Bright Star Catalog or the General Catalog of Variable Stars, as well as other more specialized ones like the All Sky Catalog of Extragalactic Radio Sources at 2.
Over the past 15 years, several hundred jets have been discovered in extragalactic radio sources.