Brightness temperatures of galactic masers observed in the RadioAstron project [GA]

We present estimates of brightness temperature for 5 galactic masers in star-forming regions detected at space baselines. Very compact features with angular sizes of about 23-60 micro arcsec were detected in these regions with corresponding linear sizes of about 4-10 million km. Brightness temperatures range from 1e+14 up to 1e+16 K.

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N. Shakhvorostova, A. Alakoz and A. Sobolev
Thu, 15 Feb 18

Comments: To be published in Astrophysical Masers: Unlocking the Mysteries of the Universe, IAU Symposium 336, 2017