3C75 - Central Galaxy in Abell 400

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20 cm pseudo-color VLA image of the radio source 3C 75 in the cluster of galaxies Abell 400. Red shows regions of intense radio emission, while blue shows regions of fainter emission The image consists of two twin jet radio sources associated with the binary nucleus of the central galaxy in Abell 400. The jets bend and appear to be interacting.

Investigator(s):  F.N. Owen, C.P. O'Dea, M. Inoue, & J. Eilek

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Technical Data

    Telescope VLA 
    Date of Observation 1983-00-00 
    Type of Observation Continuum Observations 
    Band L 
    Wavelength 20 cm 
    Frequency 1.4 GHz 
    Center of Image RA: 02:55:5.00, Dec: 05:50:0.00  
    Field of View 0.3333 x 0.3333 degrees  
    Technical Caption VLA in A-, C-, and D-configuration using 27 antennas.  

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