Astronomers simulate real-time telescope as big as the world to study peculiar active galaxy

Wednesday, March 2, 2011 - 16:02 in Astronomy & Space

Using a perfectly orchestrated world-wide network of radio telescopes, astronomers have produced a high-resolution map of an Active Galactic Nucleus (AGN) belonging to an unknown class of gamma-ray sources. The unusual source and the groundbreaking technique used to produce the image are detailed in a letter published today in Astronomy & Astrophysics.

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