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Paper: The evolution of weak radio galaxies at radio and optical wavelengths
Volume: 10, Evolution of the Universe of Galaxies: Edwin Hubble Centennial Symposium
Page: 389
Authors: Windhorst, Rogier; Mathis, Doug; Neuschaefer, Lyman
Abstract: The statistical properties of radio sources are reviewed. The linear sizes of gE radio galaxies increase mildly with radio power, and decrease drastically with redshift. Combined with the redshift distribution, this causes angular sizes to decrease continuously towards fainter fluxes. Nonetheless, the fraction of large sources is not negligible at any flux level, requiring a revision of the resolution correction to the source counts. The 1.4 GHz counts are now well established (within 5 percent) from 10,575 sources in 24 different surveys. This makes it possible to study fied-to-field anisotropies. None are found in the wide area surveys for S(1.4) greater than 10 mJy, and only marginal anisotropies in some small-area surveys. These are compared to the redshift distribution and the angular correlation function of radio sources.
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