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The thermal component of the Seyfert galaxy NGC1275

Robson, E. I. and Gear, Walter Kieran 1987. The thermal component of the Seyfert galaxy NGC1275. Presented at: Observational evidence of activity in galaxies: The 121st Symposium of the International Astronomical Union, Byurakan, Armenia, U.S.S.R., 3-7 June 1986. Published in: Khachikian, E. E., Fricke, Klaus J. and Melnick, Jorge eds. Observational Evidence of Activity in Galaxies: Proceedings of the 121st Symposium of the International Astronomical Union, held in Byurakan, Armenia, U.S.S.R., June 3-7, 1986. IAU symposia , vol. 121. Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer, pp. 537-540.

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Abstract

The authors have been observing a range of galaxy type over the IR through millimetre region to determine the contribution of thermal emission from heated dust. It is now clear that the 'Starburst' phenomenon is widespread and has a range of luminosity. By studying the continuum spectrum of the radio-loud Seyfert galaxy NGC 1275 over many years, the authors have shown that it possesses a thermal component of luminosity comparable to the synchrotron luminosity. They interpret this thermal component as emission from dust heated by stars forming from material in an X-ray cooling accretion flow.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Physics and Astronomy
Subjects: Q Science > QB Astronomy
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9789027724731
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URI: http://orca-mwe.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/68630

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