Spectral Energy Distribution and Radio Halo of NGC 253 at Low Radio Frequencies
AD Kapinska, L Staveley-Smith, R Crocker, GR Meurer, S Bhandari, N Hurley-Walker, AR Offringa, DJ Hanish, N Seymour, RD Ekers, ME Bell, JR Callingham, KS Dwarakanath, B-Q For, BM Gaensler, PJ Hancock, L Hindson, M Johnston-Hollitt, E Lenc, B McKinley Show all
The Astrophysical Journal | IOP PUBLISHING LTD | Published : 2017
Awarded by Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for All sky Astrophysics (CAASTRO)
A.D.K. thanks P.A.Curran for valuable discussions on data modeling and constant encouragement in achieving the goals. The authors thank the anonymous referee for careful reading of the manuscript and suggestions that improved this paper. The authors thank W.Pietsch and D.Lucero for providing, respectively, X-ray and H I fits images of NGC 253, and O.I. Wong and X. Sun for helpful comments. The authors thank V. Heesen for 1.465 GHz image of NGC. 253 and for helpful discussions. S.B. acknowledges funding for the ICRAR Summer Scholarship.r This research was conducted under financial support of the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for All sky Astrophysics (CAASTRO), through project number CE110001020. This scientific work makes use of the Murchison Radio-astronomy Observatory, operated by CSIRO. We acknowledge the Wajarri Yamatji people as the traditional owners of the Observatory site. Support for the operation of the MWA is provided by the Australian Government (NCRIS), under a contract to Curtin University administered by Astronomy Australia Limited. We acknowledge the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre, which is supported by the Western Australian and Australian Governments. This research has made use of the NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database (NED), which is operated by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, under contract with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. This publication uses the following radio data reduction software: the Multichannel Image Reconstruction, Image Analysis and Display software (MIRIAD; Sault et al. 1995), the Common Astronomy Software Applications package (CASA; McMullin et al. 2007), and the Astronomical Image Processing System AIPS. AIPS is produced and maintained by the National Radio Astronomy Observatory, a facility of the National Science Foundation operated under cooperative agreement by Associated Universities, Inc.