Comparison

How does RACS compare with other surveys?

Survey Frequency (MHz) Bandwidth (MHz) Resolution (arcsec) Sky Coverage (sq deg) Sensitivity (mJy/beam) Polarization N sources (Millions)
VLSSr 73.8 3.12 75 30,793 100 I 0.93
GLEAM 87, 118, 154, 185, 215 30.72 120 27,691 6-10 IQUV 0.33
TGSS 150 16.7 25 36,900 2-5 I 0.62
RACS 887.5 288 15-25 34,240 0.2-0.4 I 2.8
RACS* 887.5, 1367.5, 1655.5 288 15 36,656 ~0.25 IQUV 4
SUMSS + MGPS-2 843 3 45 10,300 1.5 RC 0.2
NVSS 1346, 1435 42 45 33,800 0.45 IQU 2
VLASS 3000 2000 2.5 33,885 0.07 IQU 5.3

The following is a comparison between RACS and GLEAM images along the Galactic Plane. Use the slider control to shift between views of the two images.

 

The following is a comparison between RACS and SUMSS images. Use the slider control to shift between views of the two images.

 

 

The following is a comparison between RACS and NVSS images. Use the slider control to shift between views of the two images.