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Astronomical Observatory of the Jagiellonian University

Faculty of Physics, Astronomy and Applied Computer Science
Jagiellonian University, Cracow, Poland

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Complex Structure of the Eastern Lobe of the Pictor A Radio Galaxy

Pictor A, classified as a Broad-Line Radio Galaxy with the “classical double” (Fanaroff-Riley type II) large-scale radio morphology and located at the redshift z=0.035, is one of the most prominent radio galaxies in the sky and the prime target for detailed multiwavelength investigations in the recent decades, from radio to the X-ray ranges. Now, JU astronomers present the detailed analysis of the distinct X-ray emission features present within its Eastern radio lobe utilising the data obtained from the Chandra X-ray Observatory.
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