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Radio astronomy andthe galactic system

International Astronomical Union. (31st 1966 Noordwijk)

Radio astronomy andthe galactic system

organized by the I.A.U. in co-operation with U.R.S.I

by International Astronomical Union. (31st 1966 Noordwijk)

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Published by Published for the International Council of Scientific Unions by Academic P .
Written in English


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Statementedited by Hugo van Woerden.
The Physical Object
Pagination501p.,ill.,25cm
Number of Pages501
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21844762M

Radio astronomy is the study of natural radio emission from celestial sources. The range of radio frequencies or wavelengths is loosely defined by atmospheric opacity and by quantum noise in coherent amplifiers. Together they place the boundary between radio and far-infrared astronomy at frequency ν ∼ 1 THz (1 THz ≡ 10 12 Hz) or wavelength λ = c / ν ∼ mm, where c ≈ 3 × 10   Of great help in this project was the staff at Haystack, where radio astronomy and education outreach are supported by the National Science Foundation. Further Reading Kraus, John D. Radio Astronomy, 2nd ed. Powell, Ohio: Cygnus-Quasar Books, Maeda, Koitiro. "Build Your Own Radio Telescope." Sky & Telescope, August ,

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6 hours ago  An international team of researchers using data from Arecibo Observatory and the Fermi Space Telescope have discovered what they call a “gamma-ray heartbeat” coming from a cosmic gas cloud. The cloud is in the constellation Aquilla and “beats” in rhythm with a black hole light years away in a microquasar system known as SS Astronomers Find Elusive Target Hiding Behind Dust Astronomers acting on a hunch have likely resolved a mystery about young, still-forming stars and regions rich in organic molecules closely surrounding some of them. They used the National Science Foundation’s Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array (VLA).


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Symposium on Radio Astronomy and the Galactic System ( Noordwijk, Netherlands). Radio astronomy and the galactic system. London ; New York: Academic Press, (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Hugo van Woerden; International Astronomical Union.

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