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The inner lobes of M 87

  • Frazer Owen
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 530)

Abstract

The radio imaging of M 87, combined with supporting data from other wavelength bands, suggest that the inner 2 kpc of M 87 are a region of transonic turbulence, dynamically important magnetic fields, and synchrotron emitting emitting filaments in a 107 K thermal plasma. The energy source for this activity is likely to be the black-hole driven jet which can be seen bending and mixing with the other radio emission from the region.

Keywords

Radio Emission Radio Source Faraday Rotation Radio Imaging Bright Feature 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Frazer Owen
    • 1
  1. 1.NRAOSocorroUSA

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