The environments of radio-loud AGN from the LOFAR Two-Metre Sky Survey (LoTSS)

J. H. Croston, M. J. Hardcastle, B. Mingo, P. N. Best, J. Sabater, T. W. Shimwell, W. L. Williams, K. J. Duncan, H. J. A. Röttgering, M. Brienza, G. Gürkan, J. Ineson, L. M. Morabito, G. K. Miley, S. P. O'Sullivan, I. Prandoni

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Abstract

An understanding of the relationship between radio-loud active galaxies and their large-scale environments is essential for realistic modelling of radio-galaxy evolution and environmental impact, for understanding AGN triggering and life cycles, and for calibrating galaxy feedback in cosmological models. We use the LOFAR Two-Metre Sky Survey (LoTSS) Data Release 1 catalogues to investigate this relationship. We cross-matched 8,745 radio-loud AGN with 0.08
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages13
JournalAstronomy & Astrophysics
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Feb 2019

Keywords

  • astro-ph.GA

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