Radio galaxies of the local universe - All-sky catalog, luminosity functions, and clustering

@article{Velzen2012RadioGO,
  title={Radio galaxies of the local universe - All-sky catalog, luminosity functions, and clustering},
  author={Sjoert van Velzen and Heino Falcke and Pim Schellart and Nils Nierstenhoefer and K-H. Kampert},
  journal={Astronomy and Astrophysics},
  year={2012},
  volume={544},
  pages={1-20}
}
To understand the feedback of black holes on their environment or the acceleration of ultra-high energy cosmic rays in the present cosmic epoch, a systematic, all-sky inventory of radio galaxies in the local universe is needed. Here we present the first catalog of radio-emitting galaxies that meets this requirement. Our catalog allows the selection of volume-limited subsamples containing all low-power radio galaxies, similar to the prototypical low-power radio galaxies Cen A or M87, within some… Expand
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