AstroSat detection of Lyman continuum emission from a z = 1.42 galaxy

  title={AstroSat detection of Lyman continuum emission from a z = 1.42 galaxy},
  author={Kanak Saha and Shyam N. Tandon and Charlotte Simmonds and Anne Verhamme and Abhishek Paswan and Daniel Schaerer and Michael J. Rutkowski and Anshuman Borgohain and Bruce G. Elmegreen and Akio K. Inoue and Françoise Combes and Debra Meloy Elmegreen and Mieke Paalvast},
  journal={arXiv: Astrophysics of Galaxies},
One of the outstanding problems of current observational cosmology is to understand the nature of sources that produced the bulk of the ionizing radiation after the Cosmic Dark Age. Direct detection of these reionization sources is practically infeasible at high redshift due to the steep decline of intergalactic medium transmission. However, a number of low-redshift analogs emitting Lyman continuum at~900 Angstrom ~restframe are now detected at $z 20%) from a low-mass clumpy galaxy at z=1.42… Expand
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