Radio Galaxy Zoo Talk

very bent radio source

  • WizardHowl by WizardHowl

    Given that the radio emission here seems so #bent I'm not sure if the IR source roughly behind it (more a diffuse smudge) is related, although it is difficult to be sure where to expect the core to be with this geometry. Unlike most other bent sources I've seen this one does not seem to have much diffuse emission, with plumes that are bright and compact along their length. The hook-like bend in the upper plume looks like it has almost been bent back on itself, although the line of sight may be partly responsible, e.g. if it was spiralling about an axis close to our line of sight.


  • DocR by DocR scientist

    SDSS not much help either. I can't spot anything there. Quite rare to have strong core with no optical/IR.