A 22-yr southern sky survey for transient and variable radio sources using the Molonglo Observatory Synthesis Telescope

@article{Bannister2010A2S,
  title={A 22-yr southern sky survey for transient and variable radio sources using the Molonglo Observatory Synthesis Telescope},
  author={Keith W. Bannister and Tara Murphy and Bryan M. Gaensler and Richard W. Hunstead and Shami Chatterjee},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
  year={2010},
  volume={412},
  pages={634-664}
}
We describe a 22-year survey for variable and transient radio sources, performed with archival images taken with the Molonglo Observatory Synthesis Telescope (MOST). This survey covers 2775deg 2 of the sky south of δ 14mJy beam −1 . We describe a technique to compensate for image gain error, along with statistical techniques to check and classify variability in a population of light curves, with applicability to any image-based radio variability survey. Among radio light curves for almost 30000… Expand
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