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J/ApJS/171/376           MOJAVE. III. VLA 1.4GHz images          (Cooper+, 2007)

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., Kochanczyk M.D. <Astrophys. J. Suppl. Ser., 171, 376-388 (2007)> =2007ApJS..171..376C
ADC_Keywords: Radio sources ; Active gal. nuclei ; Morphology Keywords: BL Lacertae objects: general - galaxies: active - galaxies: jets - quasars: general - radio continuum: galaxies Abstract: 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 2cm correlated flux density exceeding 1.5Jy (2Jy 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 1.4GHz 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. Description: The observations were made with the VLA in the A configuration, which yields a typical restoring beam of 1.5"(FWHM), at an observing frequency of 1.4GHz. The data were recorded in spectral line mode, with eight channels per IF. The observations took place during filler time on six separate dates between 2004 September 19 and 2004 November 24. File Summary:
FileName Lrecl Records Explanations
ReadMe 80 . This file table2.dat 57 57 Image and Source Properties at 1.4GHz
See also: J/AJ/130/1389 : Linear polarization of AGN jets at 15GHz (Lister+, 2005) J/AJ/131/1262 : AGN jets circular polarization images at 15GHz (Homan+, 2006) J/AJ/137/3718 : 15GHz monitoring of AGN jets with VLBA (Lister+, 2009) J/AJ/138/1874 : MOJAVE. VI. Kinematic analysis of blazar jets (Lister+, 2009) J/ApJ/706/1253 : MOJAVE VII. Blazar jet acceleration (Homan+, 2009) J/ApJ/710/764 : Extended radio emission in MOJAVE blazars (Kharb+, 2010) J/ApJ/722/L7 : Fermi/LAT detected MOJAVE AGNs (Pushkarev+, 2010) J/A+A/545/A113 : MOJAVE IX. Core shift effects (Pushkarev+, 2012) Byte-by-byte Description of file: table2.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 8 A8 --- Name QSO Name (IAU Name B1950, HHMM+DDd) 10- 15 F6.4 --- z ?=- Optical redshift of host galaxy from NED 17- 22 F6.3 Jy Score Fitted Gaussian core flux density 24 A1 --- f_Sext Limit flag on extended flux density 25- 30 F6.4 Jy Sext Extended flux density of the source 32- 35 F4.2 mJy rms rms noise of the image in mJy/beam 37- 41 F5.2 mJy Slow Minimum contour level of the image in mJy/beam 43- 46 F4.2 arcsec majaxis FWHM major axis of the restoring beam 48- 51 F4.2 arcsec minaxis FWMH minor axis of the restoring beam 53- 57 F5.1 deg PA [-90/90] Major axis position angle of restoring beam
History: From electronic version of the journal References: Lister et al., Paper I 2005AJ....130.1389L, Cat. J/AJ/130/1389 Homan et al., Paper II 2006AJ....131.1262H, Cat. J/AJ/131/1262 Cara et al., Paper IV 2008ApJ...674..111C Lister et al., Paper V 2009AJ....137.3718L, Cat. J/AJ/137/3718 Lister et al., Paper VI 2009AJ....138.1874L, Cat. J/AJ/138/1874 Homan et al., Paper VII 2009ApJ...706.1253H, Cat. J/ApJ/706/1253 Hovatta et al., Paper VIII 2012AJ....144..105H, Cat. J/AJ/144/105 Pushkarev et al., Paper IX 2012A&A...545A.113P, Cat. J/A+A/545/A113 Lister et al., Paper X 2013AJ....146..120L, Cat. J/AJ/146/120 Hovatta et al., Paper XI 2014AJ....147..143H, Cat. J/AJ/147/143 Homan et al., Paper XII 2015ApJ...798..134H, Cat. J/ApJ/798/134 Lister et al., Paper XIII 2016AJ....152...12L, Cat. J/AJ/152/12
(End) Emmanuelle Perret [CDS] 20-Apr-2009
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