Wide Angle Radio Galaxy 4C 47.51

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Description

Archival VLA image of a wide angle tail radio galaxy. The tails extend to over three million light years away from the galaxy nucleus. The radio source is associated with a supergiant galaxy at the center of a dense cluster of galaxies.

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

4C47.51

Photo Credit

NRAO/AUI

Investigators

J.O. Burns

Telescope

Very Large Array (VLA)

Observation Date

1979-08-09

Type of Observation

continuum

Center of Image

RA 19:21:24.000, Dec: 48:5:18.000 (J2000)

Notes

Contact the archivist for a high resolution tif of this image.

Series

Active Galactic Nuclei Series

Unit

Radio Galaxies Unit

Citation

Legacy Astronomical Images, “Wide Angle Radio Galaxy 4C 47.51,” NRAO Archives, accessed December 3, 2021, https://www.nrao.edu/archives/items/show/33390.