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Radio Continuum Radiation

  • Paul Hodge
Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 176)

Abstract

Most galaxies are continuum radio sources and M31 is no exception. It is what radio astronomers classify as a normal galaxy, though, not a radio galaxy, as its radio luminosity is moderate. The spectrum of its radio radiation shows that the sources of this radiation are both thermal and non-thermal. In this sense, M31 is rather like our own galaxy, though the detailed structure and scale of the radio image is different.

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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul Hodge
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  1. 1.Department of AstronomyUniversity of WashingtonSeattleUSA

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