Dark spots, bubbles, and shells in the lobes of extragalactic radio sources
Based on maps of the extragalactic radio sources Cyg A, Her A, Cen A, 3C 277.3 and others, arguments are given that the twin-jets from the respective active galactic nucleus ram their channels repeatedly through thin, massive shells. The jets are thereby temporarily choked and blow radio bubbles. Warm shell matter in the cocoon shows up radio-dark through electron-scattering.
Key wordsjets—lobes—shells around galaxies—Cyg A—Her A—Radio bubbles
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