Reference : New optical polarization measurements of quasi-stellar objects. The data
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Physical, chemical, mathematical & earth Sciences : Space science, astronomy & astrophysics
http://hdl.handle.net/2268/1683
New optical polarization measurements of quasi-stellar objects. The data
English
Sluse, D. mailto [Institut d'Astrophysique et de Géophysique, Université de Liège, Allée du 6 Août 17, B5C, 4000 Liège, Belgium ; European Southern Observatory, Alonso de Cordova 3107, Santiago 19, Chile]
Hutsemekers, Damien mailto [Université de Liège - ULg > Département d'astrophys., géophysique et océanographie (AGO) > Astroph. extragalactique et observations spatiales (AEOS) >]
Lamy, H. [BIRA - IASB, Avenue Circulaire 3, 1180 Bruxelles, Belgium]
Cabanac, R. [Canada France Hawaii Telescope, 65-1238 Mamalahoa Highway, Kamuela, Hawaii 96743, USA ; Departamento de Astronomía y Astrofísica, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Casilla 306, Santiago 22, Chile]
Quintana, H. [Departamento de Astronomía y Astrofísica, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Casilla 306, Santiago 22, Chile]
1-Apr-2005
Astronomy and Astrophysics
EDP Sciences
433
757-764
Yes (verified by ORBi)
International
0004-6361
1432-0746
Les Ulis
France
[en] quasars: general ; polarization ; gravitational lensing
[en] New linear polarization measurements (mainly in the V band) are presented for 203 quasi-stellar objects (QSOs). The sample is made up of 94 QSOs located in the North Galactic Pole (NGP) region and of 109 QSOs in the South Galactic Pole (SGP) region. First time measurements have been obtained for 184 QSOs. Among them, 109 known radio-emitters, 42 known Broad Absorption Line (BAL) QSOs, and 1 gravitationally lensed quasi-stellar object. We found high polarization levels (p > 3%) for 12 QSOs, including the BAL QSO <ASTROBJ>SDSS J1409+0048</ASTROBJ>. For 10 objects, measurements obtained at different epochs do exist. Two of them show evidence for variability: the highly polarized BL Lac candidate <ASTROBJ>PKS 1216-010</ASTROBJ> and the radio source <ASTROBJ>PKS 1222+037</ASTROBJ>. Based on observations collected at the European Southern Observatory (ESO, La Silla and Paranal). Table 4 is only available in electronic form at the CDS via anonymous ftp to cdsarc.u-strasbg.fr (130.79.128.5) or via http://cdsweb.u-strasbg.fr/cgi-bin/qcat?J/A+A/433/757
http://hdl.handle.net/2268/1683
10.1051/0004-6361:20042163
http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2005A%26A...433..757S
http://de.arxiv.org/abs/astro-ph/0507023

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