Cygnus X-1 Image with the Green Bank Telescope

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Description

An AIPS++ image of the Cygnus X region that was made during GBT commissioning at 790 MHz. The signal from Cygnus A is completely saturated. The beamwidth of the GBT at 790 MHz is approximately 16 arcminutes. The observation was made by the GBT commissioning team that is led by Ron Maddalena.

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

Cygnus X

Investigators

Ron Maddalena, et al.

Telescope

Green Bank Telescope (GBT)

Observation Date

2001-02-00

Type of Observation

continuum

Band

PF1

Wavelength

36 cm

Frequency

800 MHz

Center of Image

RA 20:20:30.000, Dec: 40:15:0.000 (J2000)

Field of View

5.500000 x 9.000000 degrees

Link to NRAO Newsletter article

Notes

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Series

Galactic Sources Series

Unit

Black Holes Unit

Citation

Legacy Astronomical Images, “Cygnus X-1 Image with the Green Bank Telescope,” NRAO Archives, accessed December 3, 2021, https://www.nrao.edu/archives/items/show/33429.