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Millimeter Observations of Luminous IRAS Galaxies

Keene, J. and Carico, D. P. and Neugebauer, G. and Soifer, B. T. (1990) Millimeter Observations of Luminous IRAS Galaxies. In: Submillimetre Astronomy. Astrophysics and Space Science Library. No.158. Springer , Dordrecht, pp. 209-210. ISBN 978-94-015-6852-4. https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20170227-153007615

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Abstract

We have observed a group of luminous IRAS galaxies in the continuum at 1.25mm with the Caltech Submillimeter Observatory in 1988 May and September. Table I lists the galaxies and their measured flux densities in a 30 beam. The observing conditions for these observations were excellent and stable. Uranus was the fundamental flux density calibrator, it was assumed to have a brightness temperature of 100 K at 1.25 mm (Hildebrand et al. 1985; Ulich 1974). Integration times were typically a half hour per night, repeated for a total of two or three nights. The bolometer NEFD is 0.5 Jy Hz^(-1/2) giving statistical errors of 8 to 12 mJy. Systematic uncertainties have not been included in the error estimates, but we believe that they are small, at most 20%.


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