3C75 - Central Galaxy in Abell 400

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Description

20 cm pseudo-color VLA image of the radio source 3C 75 in the cluster of galaxies Abell 400. Red shows regions of intense radio emission, while blue shows regions of fainter emission The image consists of two twin jet radio sources associated with the binary nucleus of the central galaxy in Abell 400. The jets bend and appear to be interacting.
VLA in A-, C-, and D-configuration using 27 antennas.

Creator

Legacy Astronomical Images

Rights

NRAO/AUI/NSF does not hold full copyright for this image. Contact the archivist for details.

Type

Legacy Astronomical Image

Object Name

3C75

Photo Credit

F.N. Owen, C.P. O'Dea, M. Inoue, J. Eilek

Investigators

F.N. Owen, C.P. O'Dea, M. Inoue, J. Eilek

Telescope

Very Large Array (VLA)

Observation Date

1983-00-00

Type of Observation

continuum

Band

L

Wavelength

20 cm

Frequency

1.4 GHz

Center of Image

RA 2:55:5.000, Dec: 5:50:0.000

Field of View

0.333300 x 0.333300 degrees

Link to journal article

Notes

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Series

Active Galactic Nuclei Series

Unit

Radio Galaxies Unit

Citation

Legacy Astronomical Images, “3C75 - Central Galaxy in Abell 400,” NRAO Archives, accessed December 3, 2021, https://www.nrao.edu/archives/items/show/33375.