Jets, plumes and hotspots in the wide-angle tail source 3C 130

@article{Hardcastle1998JetsPA,
  title={Jets, plumes and hotspots in the wide-angle tail source 3C 130},
  author={Martin J. Hardcastle},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
  year={1998},
  volume={298},
  pages={569-576}
}
  • M. Hardcastle
  • Published 24 March 1998
  • Physics
  • Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
I present 1.5- and 8.4-GHz observations with all configurations of the NRAO VLA of the wide-angle tail source 3C130. The source has a pair of relatively symmetrical, wellcollimated inner jets, one of which terminates in a compact hot spot. Archival ROSAT PSPC data confirm that 3C130’s environment is a luminous cluster with little sign of sub-structure in the X-ray-emitting plasma. I compare the source to other wide-angle tail objects and discuss the properties of the class as a whole. None of… 

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