A 3 Jy radio burst at a high galactic latitude

K. Niinuma, K. Asuma, M. Kuniyoshi, N. Matsumura, K. Takefuji, S. Kida, A. Takeuchi, R. Nakamura, T. Tanaka, S. Suzuki, T. Daishido

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    Abstract

    A radio burst lasting up to 72 hr at a high Galactic latitude was detected by interferometric drift-scanning observation using an eight-element, 20 m diameter fixed spherical dish array at the Waseda Nasu Pulsar Observatory in Japan. Transient fringes of this radio burst, WJN J1443+3439, were observed at 19:39:01 UT on 2005 February 13 and at 19:35:05 UT on 2005 February 14, at α = 14h43m22.0s ± 10.0 s, δ = 34°39′ ± 0.4° (J2000.0) (l = 56°55′, b = 64°57′). The flux density was 1.5 Jy on February 13, whereas it was 3.0 Jy on February 14. Within the error box, a few possible counterparts at other wavelengths (two X-ray sources and two gamma-ray sources) were considered. One of the X-ray sources, 1WGA J1443.4+3450, is in an unidentified class.

    Original languageEnglish
    JournalAstrophysical Journal
    Volume657
    Issue number1 II
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2007 Mar 1

    Keywords

    • Stars: variables: other

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Space and Planetary Science
    • Astronomy and Astrophysics

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    Niinuma, K., Asuma, K., Kuniyoshi, M., Matsumura, N., Takefuji, K., Kida, S., Takeuchi, A., Nakamura, R., Tanaka, T., Suzuki, S., & Daishido, T. (2007). A 3 Jy radio burst at a high galactic latitude. Astrophysical Journal, 657(1 II). https://doi.org/10.1086/512970