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J/A+A/332/410      Quasar polarization                (Hutsemekers 1998)

Evidence for very large-scale coherent orientations of quasar polarization vectors Hutsemekers D. <Astron. Astrophys. 332, 410 (1998)> =1998A&A...332..410H (SIMBAD/NED BibCode)
ADC_Keywords: QSOs ; Polarization Keywords: large-scale structure of the Universe - quasars: general - polarization - methods: statistical Description: The table contains optical polarization data for a sample of 170 moderate to high-redshift quasars File Summary:
FileName Lrecl Records Explanations
ReadMe 80 . This file table23.dat 59 170 The sample of 170 polarized quasars (table2+table3)
See also: J/A+A/340/371 : Quasar polarization (Hutsemekers+ 1998) J/A+AS/142/451 : Optical Polarization of 47 QSOs (Lamy+, 2000) Byte-by-byte Description of file: table23.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
2- 9 A8 --- Name Quasar name/position 13- 15 I3 deg GLAT Galactic latitude 19- 23 F5.3 --- z Redshift 28- 32 F5.2 % Pol Polarization degree 36- 39 F4.2 % e_Pol Uncertainty of polarization degree 44- 46 I3 deg PA Polarization position angle 51- 52 I2 deg e_PA Uncertainty of polarization position angle 57 I1 --- Ref References (1)
Note (1): 0: Hutsemekers D., Lamy H., Remy M. 1998, Cat. J/A+A/340/371 1: Berriman G., Schmidt G.D., West S.C., et al., 1990ApJS...74..869B 2: Stockman H.S., Moore R.L., Angel J.R.P., 1984ApJ...279..485S 3: Moore R.L., Stockman H.S., 1984ApJ...279..465M 4: Impey C.D., Tapia S., 1990ApJ...354..124I 5: Impey C.D., Lawrence C.R., Tapia S., 1991ApJ...375...46I 6: Wills B.J., Wills D., Breger M., et al., 1992ApJ...398..454W
Acknowledgements: Damien Hutsemekers
(End) Hutsemekers [Liege Astrophysical Institute] 26-Dec-1997
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