An Anomalous Component of Galactic Emission

@article{Leitch1997AnAC,
  title={An Anomalous Component of Galactic Emission},
  author={Erik M. Leitch and Anthony C. S. Readhead and T. J. Pearson and Steven Theodore Myers},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal Letters},
  year={1997},
  volume={486},
  pages={L23 - L26}
}
We present results from microwave background observations at the Owens Valley Radio Observatory. These observations, at 14.5 and 32 GHz, are designed to detect intrinsic anisotropy on scales of 7'-22'. After point-source removal, we detect significant emission with temperature spectral index β ≃ -2 toward the north celestial pole (NCP). Comparison of our data with the IRAS 100 μm map of the same fields reveals a strong correlation between this emission and the infrared dust emission. From the… 

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