Proc. IAU volume 12, issue S333, P199-202 2017 DOI: 10.1017/s174392131701119x View full text
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S. G. Murray, C. M. Trott, C. H. Jordan

Abstract: We review an improved statistical model of extra-galactic point-source foregrounds first introduced in Murray et al. (2017), in the context of the Epoch of Reionization. This model extends the instrumentally-convolved foreground covariance used in inverse-covariance foreground mitigation schemes, by considering the cosmological clustering of the sources. In this short work, we show that over scales of k ∼ (0.6, 40.)hMpc −1 , ignoring source clustering is a valid approximation. This is in contrast to Murray et…

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