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Parkes radio telescope publications

The following publications detail the work involved in the development of CSIRO’s Parkes radio telescope construction and Parkes radio telescope and the Apollo 11 moon landing.

Key publications

Bolton JG, 1990, ‘The 40th anniversary of extragalactic radio astronomy – radiophysics in exile’, In: Proc. Astronomical Society of Australia, 8: 381-383.

Savage A, Bolton JG, Trett J, 1982, ‘New optical identifications from the parkes 2700-MHz resurvey of the ±4-degrees declination zone’, Australian Journal of Physics, 35: 207-219.

Savage A, Bolton JG, Wall JV., 1982, ‘Selected area surveys at 5 GHz. II. Optical identifications for the 22h, -18-degrees region’, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 200: 1135.

Wall JV, Savage A, Wright AE, et al., 1982, ‘Selected area surveys at 5 GHz. I. Catalog for the 22h, -18-degrees region’, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 200: 1123-1134.

Wright AE, Jauncey DL, Bolton JG, et al., 1982, ‘The parkes 2700-MHz survey – a resurvey of the ±4-degrees declination zone’, Australian Journal of Physics, 35: 177-206.

Binette L, Carignan C, Bolton JG, et al., 1981, ‘Positions and flux densities at 5000 mhz for 1133 weak radio-sources’, Australian Journal of Physics, 34: 407-444.

Bolton JG, Trett J, Carignan C, et al., 1981, ‘New optical identifications for weak sources from the parkes 2700 MHz catalog’, Australian Journal of Physics, 34: 445-470.

Shimmins AJ, Bolton JG, 1981, ‘Flux densities at 8.87 GHz of 347 small-diameter radio-sources’, Australian Journal of Physics, 34: 471-491.

Savage A, Bolton JG, 1979, ‘Optically selected qsos in 2 25-square degree fields 02h00m,-50-degrees00′ and 22h04m,-18-degrees55′, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 188: 599.

Morton DC, Savage A, Bolton JG, 1978, ‘Identification of pks 0438-43, a quasar with highest known radio luminosity’, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 185: 735.

Savage A, Bolton JG, Tritton KP, et al., 1978, ‘Redshifts for 24 optically selected qsos’, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 183: 473-477.

Savage A, Bolton JG, Wright AE, 1977, ‘Identification of southern radio-sources – 3′, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 179: 135-141.

Bolton JG, Peterson BA, Wills BJ, et al., 1976, ‘Spectroscopy of qso pairs’, Astrophysical Journal, 210: 1-3.

Peterson BA, Bolton JG, Savage A, 1976, ‘Identification of southern quasi-stellar objects – 5′,_ Astrophysical Letters & Communications_, 17: 137-140.

Savage A, Bolton JG, Wright AE, 1976, ‘Identification of southern radio-sources – 2′, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 175: 517.

Savage A, Browne IWA, Bolton JG, 1976, ‘Redshifts of southern quasars’, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 177: 77-81.

Browne IWA, Savage A, Bolton JG, 1975, ‘Redshifts for southern quasars’, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 173: 87-91.

Peterson BA, Bolton JG, Shimmins AJ, 1973, ‘Identification of southern quasi-stellar objects – 4′, Astrophysical Letters & Communications, 15: 109-113.

Bolton JG, Cannon RD, 1973, ‘Prospects of astronomy in Australia’, Nature, 246: 282-287.

Peterson BA, Bolton JG, 1973, ‘Identification of southern quasi-stellar objects – 3′, Astrophysical Letters & Communications, 13: 187-192.

Peterson BA, Bolton JG, 1972, ‘Identification of southern quasi-stellar objects – 2′, Astrophysical Letters & Communications, 10: 105.

Peterson BA, Bolton JG, 1972, ‘Redshifts of southern radio-sources’, Astrophysical Journal, 173: 19.

Bolton JG, Wall JV, Shimmins AJ, 1971, ‘Some identifications for weak sources in parkes catalog for declinations +20 degrees to -20 degrees’, Australian Journal of Physics, 24: 889.

Shimmins AJ, Bolton JG, Peterson BA, et al., 1971, ‘Identification of southern quasi-stellar objects’, Astrophysical Letters & Communications, 8: 139.

Bolton JG, Wall JV, 1970, ‘Quasi-stellar objects in parkes 2700 MHz survey – selected regions and ±4 degrees declination zone’, Australian Journal of Physics, 23: 789.

Bolton JG, Maran SP, Cameron AGW, 1969, ‘Spectral lines from pulsars’, Physics Today, 22: 11.

Bolton JG, Wall JV, 1969, ‘Large variations in brightness of some quasi-stellar objects’, Astrophysical Letters, 3: 177.

Bolton JG, 1969, ‘Extragalactic radio sources’, Astronomical Journal, 74: 131.

Wills D, Bolton JG, 1969, ‘Improved positions and some optical identifications for 451 4c radio sources between declinations 4 degrees and 20 degrees’, Australian Journal of Physics, 22: 775.

Bolton JG, Kinman TD, Wall JV, 1968, ‘Redshifts of 12 quasi-stellar objects’, Astrophysical Journal, 154: 105.

Bolton JG, 1968, ‘Accurate positions of identified radio sources’, Publications of the Astronomical Society Of The Pacific, 80: 5.

Bolton JG, Shimmins AJ, Merkelij J, 1968, ‘Identification of radio sources between declinations +27 degrees and -30 degrees’, Australian Journal of Physics, 21: 81.

Merkelij JK, Shimmins AJ, Bolton JG, 1968, ‘Accurate positions and some optical identifications for 67 radio sources between declinations +20 degrees and +27 degrees’, Australian Journal of Physics, 2: 523.

Searle L, Bolton JG, 1968, ‘Redshifts of 15 radio sources’, Astrophysical Journal, 154: 101.

Shimmins AJ, Bolton JG, wall JV, 1968, ‘Counts of radio sources at 2 700 MHz’, Nature, 217: 818.

Arp HC, Bolton JG, Kinman TD, 1967, ‘A quasi-stellar object with a redshift of 2.22 and an unusual absorption spectrum’, Astrophysical Journal, 147: 840.

Bolton JG, Ekers J, 1967, ‘Suggested identifications for weak extragalactic radio sources between declinations 0 degrees and -20 degrees’, Australian Journal of Physics, 20: 109.

Kinman TD, Bolton JG, Clarke RW, et al., 1967, ‘Radio and optical data on 16 quasi-stellar objects’, Astrophysical Journal, 147: 848.

Bolton JG, Ekers J, 1966, ‘Further identifications for strong extragalactic radio sources in declination zone 0 degrees to -20 degrees’, Australian Journal of Physics, 19: 713.

Bolton JG, Ekers J, 1966, ‘Identification of strong extragalactric radio sources in declination zone 0 degrees to -20 degrees’, Australian Journal of Physics, 19: 559.

Bolton JG, Ekers J, 1966, ‘Identification of radio sources between declinations -20 degrees and -30 degrees’, Australian Journal of Physics, 19: 275.

Bolton JG, Kinman TD, 1966, ‘Radio and optical data on 12 quasi-stellar objects’, Astrophysical Journal, 145: 951.

Bolton JG, Shimmins AJ, Ekers J, et al., 1966, ‘Radio and optical data on 15 quasi-stellar objects’, Astrophysical Journal, 144: 1229.

Bolton JG, 1966, ‘Correction’, Astrophysical Journal, 144: 860.

Bolton JG, 1966, ‘Identification of radio galaxies and quasi-stellar objects’, Nature, 211: 917.

Bolton JG, Ekers J, 1966, ‘Further identifications of radio sources between declinations 0 degrees and +20 degrees’, Australian Journal of Physics, 19: 471.

Bowen EG, Bolton JG, 1966, ‘Radiophysics laboratory Sydney’, Quarterly Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society, 7: 244.

Clarke ME, Bolton JG, Shimmins AJ, 1966, ‘Identification of extragalactic radio sources between declinations 0 degrees and +20 degrees’, Australian Journal of Physics, 19: 375.

Bolton JG, Clarke ME, Sandage A, et al., 1965, ‘Identification of 6 faint radio sources with quasi-stellar objects’, Astrophysical Journal, 142: 1289.

Bolton JG, Clarke ME, Ekers RD, 1965, ‘Identification of extragalactic radio sources between declinations -20 degrees and -44 degrees’, Australian Journal of Physics, 18: 627.

Ekers RD, Bolton JG, 1965, ‘Identification of 2 southern quasi-stellar objects’, Australian Journal of Physics, 18: 669.

Gardner FF, Bolton JG, 1965, ‘A double radio source with a wide component separation’, Australian Journal of Physics, 18: 671.

Mcgee RX, Robinson BJ, Gardner FF, et al., 1965, ‘Anomalous intensity ratios of interstellar lines of OH in absorption and emission’, Nature, 208: 1193.

Bolton JG, Gardner FF, Mcgee RX, et al., 1964, ‘Distribution + motions of OH near galactic centre’, Nature, 204: 30.

Bolton JG, Robinson BJ, Gardner FF, et al., 1964, ‘Observation of OH absorption lines in radio spectrum of galactic centre’, Nature, 201: 279.

Bolton JG, Mackey MB, Gardner FF, 1964, ‘Parkes catalogue of radio sources declination zone -20 degrees to -60 degrees’, Australian Journal of Physics, 17: 340.

Gardner FF, Robinson BJ, Vandamme KJ, et al., 1964, ‘Detection of interstellar OH lines at 1612 + 1720 mc/sec’, Physical Review Letters, 13: 3.

Robinson BJ, Gardner FF, Vandamme KJ, et al., 1964, ‘Intense concentration of OH near galactic centre’, Nature, 202: 989.

Bolton JG, 1963, ‘Radio astronomy with Australian 210-foot telescope’, In: Proc. of the Ieee, 51: 1464.

Bolton JG, Gardner FF, Mackey MB, 1963, ‘A radio source with a very unusual spectrum’, Nature, 199: 682.

Bolton JG, Clark BG, 1960, ‘A study of centaurus-a at 31-centimeters’, Publications of the Astronomical Society Of The Pacific, 72: 29-35.

Radhakrishnan V, Bolton JG, 1960, ’21-cm absorption studies of galactic radio sources’, Astronomical Journal, 65: 498-498.

Roberts JA, Bolton JG, Harris DE, 1960, ‘Positions and suggested identifications for the radio sources hydra-a and hercules-a’, Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 72: 5.

Wilson RW, Bolton JG, 1960, ‘A survey of galactic radiation at 960 mc/s’, Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 72: 331-347.

Bolton JG, Stanley GJ, Clark BG, 1958, ‘A solar occultation of the crab nebula at a wavelength of 12 meters’, Publications Of The Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 70: 594-597.

Bolton JG, Stanley GJ, Harris DE, 1958, ‘A 21-cm line survey for galactic longitudes 294-degrees to 328-degrees, latitudes ±8-degrees’, Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 70: 544-555.

Bolton JG, Wild JP, 1957, ‘On the possibility of measuring interstellar magnetic fields by 21-cm zeeman splitting’, Astrophysical Journal, 125: 296-297.

Bolton JG, 1956, ‘Radio astronomy of galaxies’, Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 68: 477.

Bolton JG, 1956, ‘Radio telescopes for position finding’, Astronomical Journal, 61: 168-169.

Bolton JG, Stanley GJ, Slee OB, 1954, ‘Galactic radiation at radio frequencies – 8. discrete sources at 100 mc/s between declinations +50-degrees and -50-degrees’, Australian Journal of Physics, 7: 110.

Bolton JG, Westfold KC, Stanley GJ, et al., 1954, ‘Galactic radiation at radio frequencies – 7. discrete sources with large angular widths’, Australian Journal of Physics, 7: 96-109.

Mcgee RX, Bolton JG, 1954, ‘Probable observation of the galactic nucleus at 400-mc/s’, Nature, 173: 985-987.

Bolton JG, Slee OB, Stanley GJ, 1953, ‘Galactic radiation at radio frequencies – 6. low altitude scintillations of the discrete sources’, Australian Journal of Physics, 6: 435-451.

Bolton JG, Slee OB, 1953, ‘Galactic radiation at radio frequencies – 5. the sea interferometer’, Australian Journal of Physics, 6: 420-433.

Bolton JG, Westfold KC, 1951, ‘Galactic radiation at radio frequencies – 4. the distribution of radio stars in the galaxy’, Australian Journal of Scientific Research Series A-Physical Sciences, 4: 476-488.

Bolton JG, 1950, ‘Galactic radiation at radio frequencies – galactic structure’, Journal of Geophysical Research, 55: 199.

Bolton JG, 1950, ‘Galactic radiation at radio frequencies – the discrete sources’, Journal of Geophysical Research, 55: 199.

Bolton JG, 1950, ‘Galactic radiation at radio frequencies – 100 mc/sec survey’, Journal of Geophysical Research, 55: 198.

Bolton JG, Westfold KC, 1950, ‘Galactic radiation at radio frequencies – 3. galactic structure’, Australian Journal Of Scientific Research Series A-Physical Sciences, 3: 251-264.

Bolton JG, Westfold KC, 1950, ‘Galactic radiation at radio frequencies – 1. 100 mc/s survey’, Australian Journal of Scientific Research Series A-Physical Sciences, 3: 19-33.

Bolton JG, Westfold KC, 1950, ‘Structure of the galaxy and the sense of rotation of spiral nebulae’, Nature, 165: 487-488.

Bolton JG, Stanley GJ, 1949, ‘The position and probable identification of the source of galactic radio-frequency radiation taurus-a’, Australian Journal of Scientific Research Series A-Physical Sciences, 2: 139-148.

Bolton JG, Stanley GJ, Slee OB, 1949, ‘Positions of 3 discrete sources of galactic radio-frequency radiation’, Nature, 164: 101-102.

Bolton JG, Stanley GJ, 1948, ‘Observations on the variable source of cosmic radio frequency radiation in the constellation of cygnus’, Australian Journal of Scientific Research Series A-Physical Sciences, 1: 58.

Bolton JG, Stanley GJ, 1948, ‘Variable source of radio frequency radiation in the constellation of cygnus’, Nature, 161: 312-313.

Bolton JG, 1948, ‘Discrete sources of galactic radio frequency noise’, Nature, 162: 141-142.

Paynescott R, Yabsley DE, Bolton JG, 1947, ‘Relative times of arrival of bursts of solar noise on different radio frequencies’, Nature, 160: 256-257.