3C 200

B0824+294

Basic Data
S178 Alpha FR Class ID Spectrum Best z mag. LAS lg P178 D
12.30.84IISB+HB Gal0.458R(c) = 19* 25.6026.65 116.9

Image:


Size: 25.6 × 20.1 arcsec²
LUT: Logarithmic
Beam: 0.33 arcsec
Frequency: 4860 MHz
Method: CLEAN ՘>0.33
Telescope: VLA A
Credits: D. A. Clarke and J. O. Burns, (unpublished)

3C 200 is the classic example of a strong-flavour jet associated with a radio galaxy. This structure is much more usual in quasars, e.g. 3C 215. The host galaxy is elongated in the direction of the jet, perhaps partly due to optical/IR emission from the jet, although this is far from clear (de Koff et al. 1996, de Vries et al. 2000).

The striping parallel to the jet in our image is an artifact.

There is more faint emission than is visible in this image, seen better in the C20 image. Yet more shows up in the very low resolution map by Garrington et al. (1991).


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J. P. Leahy
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