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Why z > 1 radio-loud galaxies are commonly located in protoclusters

Hatch, Nina A.; Wylezalek, D.; Kurk, J.D.; Stern, D.; De Breuck, C.; Jarvis, M.J.; Galametz, A.; Gonzalez, A.H.; Hartley, W.G.; Mortlock, A.; Seymour, N.; Stevens, J.A.

Authors

NINA HATCH nina.hatch@nottingham.ac.uk
Associate Professor

D. Wylezalek

J.D. Kurk

D. Stern

C. De Breuck

M.J. Jarvis

A. Galametz

A.H. Gonzalez

W.G. Hartley

A. Mortlock

N. Seymour

J.A. Stevens



Abstract

Distant powerful radio-loud active galactic nuclei (RLAGN) tend to reside in dense environments and are commonly found in protoclusters at z > 1.3. We examine whether this occurs because RLAGN are hosted by massive galaxies, which preferentially reside in rich environments. We compare the environments of powerful RLAGN at 1.3 1014M cluster having experienced powerful radio-loud feedback of duration ~60 Myr during 1.3

Journal Article Type Article
Publication Date Nov 21, 2014
Journal Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
Print ISSN 0035-8711
Electronic ISSN 0035-8711
Publisher Oxford University Press
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 445
Issue 1
APA6 Citation Hatch, N. A., Wylezalek, D., Kurk, J., Stern, D., De Breuck, C., Jarvis, M., …Stevens, J. (2014). Why z > 1 radio-loud galaxies are commonly located in protoclusters. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 445(1), https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stu1725
DOI https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stu1725
Keywords Galaxies ; active galaxies ; high-redshift
Publisher URL http://mnras.oxfordjournals.org/content/445/1/280
Copyright Statement Copyright information regarding this work can be found at the following address: http://eprints.nottingh.../end_user_agreement.pdf

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