Breakthrough Listen Follow-up of the Reported Transient Signal Observed at the Arecibo Telescope in the Direction of Ross 128

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Arecibo staff after the storm.

We undertook observations with the Green Bank Telescope, simultaneously with the 300m telescope in Arecibo, as a follow-up of a possible flare of radio emission from Ross 128.

We report here the non-detections from the GBT observations in C band (4-8 GHz), as well as non-detections in archival data at L band (1.1-1.9 GHz). We suggest that a likely scenario is that the emission comes from one or more satellites passing through the same region of the sky.

J. E. Enriquez, A. Siemion, R. Dana, S. Croft, A. Méndez, A. Xu, D. DeBoer, V. Gajjar, G. Hellbourg, H. Isaacson, M. Lebofsky, D. H. E. MacMahon, D. C. Price, D. Werthimer, J. Zuluaga
(Submitted on 23 Oct 2017)

Comments: 6 pages, 2 figures. Accepted to International Journal of Astrobiology
Subjects: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR)
Cite as: arXiv:1710.08404 [astro-ph.SR] (or arXiv:1710.08404v1 [astro-ph.SR] for this version)
Submission history
From: Jesus Emilio Enriquez
[v1] Mon, 23 Oct 2017 17:52:26 GMT (3495kb,D)
https://arxiv.org/abs/1710.08404
Astrobiology, SETI

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