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Session 65 - New Views of the Magellanic Clouds - II.
Oral session, Wednesday, June 12
Historical Society,

[65.05] Radio Continuum Surveys of the Magellanic Clouds

G. L. White, M. D. Filipovi\'c, P. A. Jones (UWS-Nepean), R. F. Haynes (ATNF), R. Wielebinski (MPIfRA), U. Klein (RAIUB)

The Parkes 64m telescope was used to survey the Magellanic Clouds (MCs) with full polarisation (Haynes et al. 1991) between 1988 and 1991. This is now a collaboration between the University of Western Sydney Nepean (UWS-Nepean), the Australia Telescope National Facility (ATNF), the Max-Planck-Institut für Radioastronomie, Bonn (MPIfRA) and Radioastronomisches Institut der Universität Bonn (RAIUB).

To date, the project has resulted in several papers which describes the surveys (Haynes et al. 1991), the FIR-radio correlation (Xu et al. 1992), thermal and non-thermal components (Klein et al. 1991), magnetic fields (Klein et al. 1993) and six radio source catalogues (Filipovi\'c et al. 1995, 1996a, 1996b). These catalogues are at 1.4, 2.30, 2.45, 4.75 and 8.55 GHz. In addition, a part of the Parkes-MIT-NRAO (PMN) all-sky survey at 4.85 GHz by Wright et al. (1994) covered the field of the MCs and has been included in this review.

We are currently investigating the spectral index of the discrete radio sources and the correlation with the ROSAT X-ray surveys (Pietsch et al. in prep.) and IRAS surveys (Schwering 1989).

Also, complete MOST surveys at 843 MHz have been undertaken by Ye (1988) and Ye amp; Turtle (1993).

References: Filipovi\'c, M., et al., 1995, Aamp;AS 111, 311 Haynes, R.F., et al., 1991, Aamp;A 252, 475 Klein, U., et al., 1991, In: Proc. IAU Symp. 148, The MCs. p. 31 Klein, U., et al., 1993, Aamp;A 271, 402 Schwering, P.B.W., 1989, Aamp;AS 79, 79 Wright, A.E., et al., 1994, ApJS 91, 111 Xu, C., et al., 1992, Aamp;A 257, 47 Ye, T., 1988, PhD Thesis, Sydney University Ye, T., Turtle, A.J., 1993, In: New Aspect of the MCs Research. p. 168

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