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HST STIS Observations of PG 0946+301: The Highest Quality UV Spectrum of a BALQSO

Arav, Nahum; de Kool, Marthijn; Korista, Kirk; Crenshaw, D; van Breugel, Willem Johannes Maria; Brotherton, Michael; Green, Richard; Pettini, Max; Wills, Bev; de Vries, Wim; Becker, Bob; Brandt, W N; Green, Paul; Junkkarinen, Vesa; Korarkar, Anuradha; Laor, Ari; Laurent-Muehleisen, Sally; Mathur, Smita; Murray, Norman


We describe deep (40 orbits) Hubble Space Telescope (HST) Space Telescope Imaging Spectrograph observations of the broad absorption line (BAL) quasi-stellar object (QSO) PG 0946+301 and make them available to the community. These observations are the major part of a multiwavelength campaign on this object aimed at determining the ionization equilibrium and abundances (IEAs) in BALQSOs. We present simple template fits to the entire data set, which yield firm identifications for more than two...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2001
Type: Journal article
Source: Astrophysical Journal, The
DOI: 10.1086/323369


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