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Relativistic phenomena in active galactic nuclei

By M. H. Cohen, M. L. Lister and R. C. Vermeulen

Abstract

The idea that the radio jets in AGN contain material in relativistic motion is supported by many lines of observational evidence, including morphology, brightness temperature estimated with interferometers and with intrinsic variations, interstellar scintillations, X-rays, and superluminal motion. These are largely independent, and taken together make an irrefutable case for relativistic motion.

Publisher: EDP Sciences
Year: 2006
DOI identifier: 10.1051/eas:2005148
OAI identifier: oai:edpsciences.org:dkey/10.1051/eas:2005148
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