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The FirstMurchisonWidefield Array low-frequency radio observations of cluster scale non-thermal emission: the case of Abell 3667

Hindson, L; Johnston-Hollitt, M; Hurley-Walker, Natasha; Buckley, K; Morgan, John; Carretti, Ettore; Dwarakanath, K S; Bell, M. E.; Bernardi, G; Bhat, N.D.R.; Bowman, J D; Briggs, Franklin; McKinley, Benjamin; Offringa, Andre; Waterson, Mark


We present the first Murchison Widefield Array observations of the well-known cluster of galaxies Abell 3667 (A3667) between 105 and 241 MHz. A3667 is one of the best known examples of a galaxy cluster hosting a double radio relic and has been reported to contain a faint radio halo and bridge. The origin of radio haloes, relics and bridges is still unclear, however galaxy cluster merger seems to be an important factor. We clearly detect the north-west (NW) and south-east radio relics in A3667...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
DOI: 10.1093/mnras/stu1669
Access Rights: Open Access


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