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A multi-wavelength study of the jet, lobes, and core of the quasar PKS 2101-490

Godfrey, Leith; Bicknell, Geoffrey; Lovell, J E J; Jauncey, David L; Gelbord, J; Schwartz, D A; Perlman, E; Marshall, H L; Birkinshaw, M; Worrall, D M; Georganopoulos, M; Murphy, D W

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We present a detailed study of the x-ray, optical, and radio emission from the jet, lobes, and core of the quasar PKS 2101-490 as revealed by new Chandra, Hubble Space Telescope (HST), and ATCA images. We extract the radio to x-ray spectral energy distributions from seven regions of the 13″ jet, and model the jet x-ray emission in terms of Doppler beamed inverse Compton scattering of the cosmic microwave background (IC/CMB) for a jet in a state of equipartition between particle and magnetic...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/66479
Source: Astrophysical Journal, The
DOI: 10.1088/0004-637X/755/2/174

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