Distant Radio Galaxies: The Strong Link between the Radio and Optical Emission

  • Huub Röttgering
Conference paper
Part of the International Astronomical Union book series (IAUS, volume 175)


Recent observations of distant radio galaxies show that there is a strong link between the radio source and the optical continuum and L line emission from the galaxy. This link is discussed in terms of differences in age, orientation and environment between the radio sources.


Radio Source Radio Galaxy Dense Environment Extragalactic Radio Source Optical Continuum 
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© International Astronomical Union 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • Huub Röttgering
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  1. 1.Leiden ObservatoryThe Netherlands

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