NGC7771 Scan 135


Observing log information

  Object:           NGC7771
  On scan num:      135 137 139 141
  Off scan num:     136 138 140 142
  R.A.:             23.856899 hrs
  Dec.:             20.111639 deg
  On azimuth:       198.435866 deg
  On zenith dist.:  19.057186 deg
  Off azimuth:      198.446589 deg
  Off zenith dist.: 19.058160 deg
  MJD:              52456
  UTC:              0.455891
  Center freq.:     1400.555483 MHz
  Doppler:          0.00009204
  Num. correlators: 2
  Spectrom. atten.: 41 40 dB
  Bandwidth:        10.0 MHz
  Num. channels:    1024
  Eff. integration: 1200 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.

Figure 2. Measured spectrum

Measured parameters

  Peak intensity:      0.041 Jy
  Lower 20% velocity: 3997.0 km/s
  Upper 20% velocity: 4588.0 km/s
   Systemic velocity: 4292.5 km/s
   Line width (20%):   591.0 km/s
  Profile integral:   17.62 Jy * km/s
                 A:   17.67
                 B:   19.11
         Ratio B/A:   1.081
  Flux integral
     velocity range:  3954.7 - 4722.5 km/s


messy profile, shallow high velocity wing