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White G.J.,Open University Milton Keynes | White G.J.,Rutherford Appleton Laboratory | Hatsukade B.,Kyoto University | Pearson C.,Open University Milton Keynes | And 22 more authors.
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society | Year: 2012

The results of a deep radio survey at 20cm wavelength are reported for a region containing the AKARI Deep Field South (ADF-S) near the South Ecliptic Pole (SEP), using the Australia Telescope Compact Array (ATCA). The survey (hereafter referred to as the ATCA-ADFS survey) has 1σ detection limits ranging from 18.7 to 50 μJy beam -1 over an area of ∼1.1 deg 2, and ∼2.5 deg 2 to lower sensitivity. The observations, data reduction and source count analysis are presented along with a description of the overall scientific objectives, and a catalogue containing 530 radio sources detected with a resolution of 6.2 × 4.9 arcsec. The derived differential source counts show a pronounced excess of sources fainter than ∼1mJy, consistent with an emerging population of star-forming galaxies. Cross-correlating the radio with AKARI sources and archival data we find 95 cross-matches, with most galaxies having optical R-magnitudes in the range 18-24mag, similar to that found in other optical deep field identifications, and 52 components lying within 1 arcsec of a radio position in at least one further catalogue (either IR or optical). We have reported redshifts for a sub-sample of our catalogue finding that they vary between galaxies in the local Universe and those having redshifts of up to 0.825. Associating the radio sources with the Spitzer catalogue at 24 μm, we find 173 matches within one Spitzer pixel, of which a small sample of the identifications are clearly radio loud compared to the bulk of the galaxies. The radio luminosity plot and a colour-colour analysis suggest that the majority of the radio sources are in fact luminous star-forming galaxies rather than radio-loud active galactic nuclei (AGN). There are additionally five cross-matches between the Atacama Submillimetre Telescope Experiment (ASTE) or the Balloon-borne Large Aperture Submillimetre Telescope (BLAST) galaxies and radio sources from this survey, two of which are also detected at 90μm, and 41 cross-matches with submillimetre sources detected in the Herschel Multi-tiered Extragalactic Survey (HerMES) Public Data release. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. © 2012 The Authors Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society © 2012 RAS.

Nagai H.,Japan National Astronomical Observatory | Chida H.,Japan National Astronomical Observatory | Kino M.,KASI | Orienti M.,National institute for astrophysics | And 3 more authors.
Astronomische Nachrichten | Year: 2016

Re-started jet activity occurred in the bright nearby radio source 3C 84 in about 2005. The re-started jet is forming a prominent component (namely C3) at the tip of jet. The component has showed an increase in radio flux density for more than 7 years while the radio spectrum remains optically thin. This suggests that the component is the head of a radio lobe including a hotspot where the particle acceleration occurs. Thus, 3C 84 is a unique laboratory to study the physical properties at the very early stage of radio source evolution. Another important aspect is that high energy and very high energy γ -ray emissions are detected from this source. The quest for the site of γ -ray emission is quite important to obtain a better understanding of γ -ray emission mechanisms in radio galaxies. In this paper, we review the observational results from very long baseline interferometry (VLBI) monitoring of 3C 84 reported in series of our previous papers. We argue the nature of re-started jet/radio lobe and its relation with high-energy emission. © 2016 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim.

Pearson C.P.,Rutherford Appleton Laboratory | Pearson C.P.,University of Lethbridge | Pearson C.P.,Open University Milton Keynes | Serjeant S.,Open University Milton Keynes | And 8 more authors.
Astronomy and Astrophysics | Year: 2010

The AKARI FU-HYU mission program carried out mid-infrared imaging of several well studied Spitzer fields preferentially selecting fields already rich in multi-wavelength data from radio to X-ray wavelengths filling in the wavelength desert between the Spitzer IRAC and MIPS bands. We present the initial results for the FU-HYU survey in the GOODS-N field. We utilize the supreme multiwavelength coverage in the GOODS-N field to produce a multiwavelength catalogue from infrared to ultraviolet wavelengths, containing more than 4393 sources, including photometric redshifts. Using the FU-HYU catalogue we present colour-colour diagrams that map the passage of PAH features through our observation bands. We find that the longer mid-infrared bands from AKARI (IRC-L18W 18 micron band) and Spitzer (MIPS24 24 micron band) provide an accurate measure of the total MIR emission of the sources and therefore their probable total mid-infrared luminosity. We also find that colours incorporating the AKARI IRC-S11 11 micron band produce a bimodal distribution where an excess at 11 microns preferentially selects moderate redshift star-forming galaxies. These powerful colour-colour diagnostics are further used as tools to extract anomalous colour populations, in particular a population of Silicate Break galaxies from the GOODS-N field showing that dusty starbursts can be selected of specific redshift ranges (z = 1.2-1.6) by mid-infrared drop-out techniques. The FU-HYU catalogue will be made publically available to the astronomical community. © ESO, 2010.

Kino M.,KASI | Ito H.,RIKEN | Kawakatu N.,Hiroshima Institute of Technology | Orienti M.,National institute for astrophysics | And 3 more authors.
Astronomische Nachrichten | Year: 2016

We investigate shell emission associated with dying radio loud AGNs. First, based on our recent work by Ito et al. (2015), we describe the dynamical and spectral evolution of shells after stopping the jet energy injection. We find that the shell emission overwhelms that of the radio lobes soon after stopping the jet energy injection because fresh electrons are continuously supplied into the shell via the forward shock, while the radio lobes rapidly fade out without jet energy injection. We find that such fossil shells can be a new class of target sources for SKA telescope. Next, we apply the model to the nearby radio source 3C84. Then, we find that the fossil shell emission in 3C84 is less luminous in the radio band while it is bright in the TeV γ -ray band and can be detectable by CTA. © 2016 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim.

Serjeant S.,Open University Milton Keynes | Negrello M.,Open University Milton Keynes | Pearson C.,Open University Milton Keynes | Pearson C.,Rutherford Appleton Laboratory | And 23 more authors.
Astronomy and Astrophysics | Year: 2010

We present a comparison of the SCUBA half degree extragalactic survey (SHADES) at 450 μm, 850 μm and 1100 μm with deep guaranteed time 15 μm AKARI FU-HYU survey data and Spitzer guaranteed time data at 3.6-24 μm in the Lockman hole east. The AKARI data was analysed using bespoke software based in part on the drizzling and minimum-variance matched filtering developed for SHADES, and was cross-calibrated against ISO fluxes. Our stacking analyses find AKARI 15 μm galaxies with ≳200 μJy contribute >10% of the 450 μm background, but only <4% of the 1100 μm background, suggesting that different populations contribute at mm-wavelengths. We confirm our earlier result that the ultra-deep 450 μm SCUBA-2 cosmology survey will be dominated by populations already detected by AKARI and Spitzer mid-infrared surveys. The superb mid-infrared wavelength coverage afforded by combining Spitzer and AKARI photometry is an excellent diagnostic of AGN contributions, and we find that (23-52)% of submm-selected galaxies have AGN bolometric fractions f AGN > 0.3. © ESO, 2010.

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