Low radio frequency signatures of ram pressure stripping in Virgo spiral NGC 4254

  title={Low radio frequency signatures of ram pressure stripping in Virgo spiral NGC 4254},
  author={Nimisha G. Kantharia and A. Pramesh Rao and Sandeep Kumar Sirothia},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
We report the detection of extended low radio frequency continuum emission beyond the optical disc of the spiral galaxy NGC 4254 using the Giant Metrewave Radio Telescope. NGC 4254, which has an almost face-on orientation, is located in the outskirts of the Virgo cluster. Since such extended emission is uncommon in low-inclination galaxies, we believe it is a signature of magnetized plasma pushed out of the disc by ram pressure of the intracluster medium as NGC 4254 falls into the Virgo cluster… Expand

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