N3294 Scan 109

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Observing log information

  Object:           N3294
  On scan num:      109 111 113 115 117 119 121 123 125 127 129 131
  Off scan num:     110 112 114 116 118 120 122 124 126 128 130 132
  R.A.:             10.604561 hrs
  Dec.:             37.324779 deg
  On azimuth:       280.582701 deg
  On zenith dist.:  31.211549 deg
  Off azimuth:      280.564761 deg
  Off zenith dist.: 31.176217 deg
  MJD:              52296
  UTC:              0.435139
  Center freq.:     1413.010223 MHz
  Doppler:          0.00003620
  Num. correlators: 2
  Spectrom. atten.: 34 40 dB
  Bandwidth:         5.0 MHz
  Num. channels:    1024
  Eff. integration: 3600 seconds

Raw spectrum

This spectrum is the integration of all data for the scan with spectra from both polarizations added together. The spectral intensities are Ssys * (on - off) / off, where Ssys is the system temperature in Jy. The system noise flux density equivalent is calibrated for each scan with a calibration noise source firing during each scan. The cal value, in Jy, is calibrated by comparison with a number of continuum sources as described in the summary web page

Figure 1. Unedited spectrum

Measured spectrum

This is the section of spectrum measured to obtain the parameters listed below. The three horizontal dotted lines are the baseline, the peak level selected, and 20% of the peak level. The two vertical dotted lines mark the selected 20% line width edges. The solid horizontal line marks the velocity range chosen for the the line profile flux density integral. This spectrum has a second-order least squares fit baseline removed using most of the baseline shown in Figure 1. Narrow band interference was removed from 4 channels by interpolation between the nearest valid channels

Figure 2. Measured spectrum

Measured parameters

  Peak intensity:      0.048 Jy
  Lower 20% velocity: 1383.9 km/s
  Upper 20% velocity: 1798.1 km/s
   Systemic velocity: 1591.0 km/s
   Line width (20%):   414.2 km/s
  Profile integral:   14.51 Jy * km/s
                 A:   11.20
                 B:   14.76
         Ratio B/A:   1.318
  Flux integral
     velocity range:  1366.6 - 1820.7 km/s

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