Detection of a bright burst from FRB 121102 with Apertif at the Westerbork Synthesis Radio Telescope

L. C. Oostrum, J. van Leeuwen, J. Attema, W. van Cappellen, L. Connor, B. Hut, Y. Maan, T. A. Oosterloo, E. Petroff, D. van der Schuur, A. Sclocco, M. A. W. Verheijen

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We observed the repeating FRB 121102 (Spitler et al. 2016) while commissioning the Apertif Radio Transient System (ARTS; van Leeuwen 2014) on the Westerbork Synthesis Radio Telescope.
Original languageEnglish
JournalThe Astronomer's Telegram
Publication statusPublished - 1-Sept-2017


  • Transient
  • Fast Radio Burst

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