DECAMETER PULSAR/TRANSIENT SURVEY OF NORTHEN SKY. FIRST RESULTS

DOI: https://doi.org/10.15407/rpra19.03.197

Ia. Yu. Vasylieva, V. V. Zakharenko, A. A. Konovalenko, P. Zarka, O. M. Ulyanov, A. I. Shevtsova, A. O. Skoryk

Abstract


The decameter pulsar/transient survey is now being made using the UTR-2 radio telescope. The survey strategy and parameters, equipment characteristics, data processing algorithms as well as preliminary results are described. The very first result was the discovery of decameter emission of the pulsar J0240+62. Test measurements have shown the sensitivity, reached in the present survey, being 5 Jy for the transient signals, and several mJy – for the periodic pulsar emission.

Key words:  survey, decameter range, pulsar, transient

Manuscript submitted 15.05.2014

Radio phys. radio astron. 2014, 19(3): 197-205  

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Keywords


survey; decameter range; pulsar; transient

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