Cygnus X-1 Image w/GBT

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An AIPS++ image of the Cygnus X region that was made during GBT commissioning at 790 MHz. The signal from Cygnus A is completely saturated. The beamwidth of the GBT at 790 MHz is approximately 16 arcminutes. The observation was made by the GBT commissioning team that is led by Ron Maddalena.

Investigator(s):  Ron Maddalena et al.

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Technical Data

    Telescope GBT 
    Date of Observation 2001-02-00 
    Type of Observation Continuum Observations 
    Band PF1 
    Wavelength 36 cm 
    Frequency 800 MHz 
    Center of Image RA: 20:20:30.00, Dec: 40:15:0.00 (J2000)  
    Field of View 5.5000 x 9.0000 degrees  

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