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Lunar Occultation of a Radio Source

Naturevolume 191page58 (1961) | Download Citation

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AT present only a small number of radio sources have been satisfactorily identified with photographic objects. The important task of establishing further identifications faces a serious difficulty because of the uncertainty in the measured positions of the radio sources. This uncertainty usually amounts to several minutes of arc, and it is only for a few intense sources that the error has been reduced to less than one minute of arc.

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    • C. HAZARD

    Present address: School of Physics, University of Sydney, New South Wales

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  1. University of Manchester, Nuffield Radio Astronomy Laboratories, Jodrell Bank

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