The Massive and Distant Clusters of WISE Survey. V. Extended Radio Sources in Massive Galaxy Clusters at z ∼ 1
Gonzalez, Anthony H.
Eisenhardt, Peter R. M.
Stanford, Spencer A.
AffiliationUniv Arizona, Dept Astron
galaxies: clusters: general
galaxies: clusters: intracluster medium
radio continuum: galaxies
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CitationEmily Moravec et al 2019 ApJ 871 186
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AbstractWe present the results from a pilot study with the Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array to determine the radio morphologies of extended radio sources and the properties of their host-galaxies in 10 massive galaxy clusters at z similar to 1, an epoch in which clusters are assembling rapidly. These clusters are drawn from a parent sample of WISE-elected galaxy clusters that were cross-correlated with the VLA Faint Images of the Radio Sky at Twenty-Centimeters survey to identify extended radio sources within 1' of the cluster centers. Out of the 10 targeted sources, 6 are FR II sources, 1 is an FR I source, and 3 have undetermined morphologies. Eight radio sources have associated Spitzer data, 75% presenting infrared counterparts. A majority of these counterparts are consistent with being massive galaxies. The angular extent of the FR sources exhibits a strong correlation with the cluster-centric radius, which warrants further investigation with a larger sample.
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SponsorsNational Science Foundation [AST-1715181]; NASA through the NASA Astrophysical Data Analysis Program [NNX12AE15G]; NASA [PID 90177, PID 11080]; 6.1 Basic Research
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