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A polarized fast radio burst at low Galactic latitude

Petroff, E.; Burke-Spolaor, Sarah G.; Keane, E. F.; McLaughlin, M. A.; Miller, R; Andreoni, I.; Bailes, Matthew; Barr, E. D.; Bernard, S. R.; Bhandari, S.; Caleb, Manisha

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We report on the discovery of a new fast radio burst (FRB), FRB 150215, with the Parkes radio telescope on 2015 February 15. The burst was detected in real time with a dispersion measure (DM) of 1105.6 ± 0.8 pc cm−3, a pulse duration of 2.8+1.2−0.5 ms, and a measured peak flux density assuming that the burst was at beam centre of 0.7+0.2−0.1 Jy. The FRB originated at a Galactic longitude and latitude of 24.66°, 5.28° and 25° away from the Galactic Center. The burst was found to be 43 ±...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017-05-09
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/197076
Source: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
DOI: 10.1093/mnras/stx1098
Access Rights: Open Access

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