Serbian Astronomical Journal 2011 Issue 183, Pages: 95-102
doi:10.2298/SAJ1183095C
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New 6 and 3-cm radio-continuum maps of the Small Magellanic Cloud, Part I: The maps

Crawford E. J., Filipović M.D., de Horta A.Y., Wong G.F., Tothill N.F.H., Drašković D., Collier J.D., Galvin T.J.

We present new 6 and 3-cm radio-continuum maps of the Small Magellanic Cloud (SMC), created with the "peeling" technique and a joint deconvolution. The maps have resolutions of 3000 and 2000 and r.m.s., noise of 0.7 and 0.8 mJy/beam at 6 and 3 cm, respectively. These maps will be used for future studies of the SMC's radio source population and overall extended structure.

Keywords: Magellanic Clouds, radio continuum: galaxies, galaxies: structure