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2007ApJS..171..376C - Astrophys. J., Suppl. Ser., 171, 376-388 (2007/August-0)

MOJAVE: monitoring of jets in active galactic nuclei with VLBA experiments. III. Deep VLA images at 1.4 GHz.

COOPER N.J., LISTER M.L. and KOCHANCZYK M.D.

Abstract (from CDS):

The MOJAVE blazar sample consists of the 133 brightest, most compact radio-loud AGNs in the northern sky, and it is selected on the basis of VLBA 2 cm correlated flux density exceeding 1.5 Jy (2 Jy for declinations south of 0°) at any epoch between 1994 and 2003. Since 1994 we have been gathering VLBA data on the sample to measure superluminal jet speeds and to better understand the parsec-scale kinematics of AGN jets. We have obtained 1.4 GHz VLA A configuration data on 57 of these sources to investigate whether the extended luminosity of blazars is correlated with parsec-scale jet speed and also to determine what other parsec-scale properties are related to extended morphology, such as optical emission line strength and gamma-ray emission. We present images and measurements of the kiloparsec scale emission from the VLA data, which will be used in subsequent statistical studies of the MOJAVE sample.

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Journal keyword(s): Galaxies: BL Lacertae Objects: General - Galaxies: Active - Galaxies: Jets - Galaxies: Quasars: General - Radio Continuum: Galaxies

VizieR on-line data: <Available at CDS (J/ApJS/171/376): table2.dat>

Simbad objects: 57

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