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J/ApJ/430/467  Superluminal motions for extragalactic sources (Vermeulen+, 1994)

Superluminal motion statistics and cosmology. Vermeulen R.C., Cohen M.H. <Astrophys. J. 430, 467 (1994)> =1994ApJ...430..467V
ADC_Keywords: Galaxies, radio ; Proper motions ; Redshifts Keywords: cosmology: observations - galaxies: jets - quasars: general - radio continuum: galaxies - relativity - techniques: interferometric Description: Table 1 lists the 66 extragalactic sources for which we have been able to find multiepoch VLBI internal proper motion observations in the literature, or for which we are currently preparing a paper. File Summary:
FileName Lrecl Records Explanations
ReadMe 80 . This file table1.dat 103 115 Compilation of internal proper motions notes.dat 80 85 Notes refs.dat 215 59 References
Byte-by-byte Description of file: table1.dat
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1- 8 A8 --- IAU Name (based on 1950 position) 10- 18 A9 --- Name Common name 19 A1 --- l_z Limit flag on z 20- 25 F6.4 --- z ? Redshift 27- 29 A3 --- Class Classification (1) 31- 33 A3 --- CompID Component identification 34 A1 --- n_CompID [*] *: Selected component (2) 36- 43 A8 --- WObs Observation wavelength (in cm, separated by comma) 45- 46 I2 --- Nepoch Number of epochs at which the component positions were measured 48 A1 --- l_pm Limit flag on pm 49- 54 F6.3 mas/yr pm Internal proper motion 56- 59 F4.3 mas/yr e_pm ? rms uncertainty on pm 62 I1 --- reliab [1/3] Reliability (3) 64 A1 --- l_beta0.05 Limit flag on beta0.05 65- 69 F5.2 --- beta0.05 ? Apparent transverse velocity (c/t) for q0=0.05 71- 75 F5.2 --- e_beta0.05 ? rms uncertainty on beta0.05 78 A1 --- l_beta0.5 Limit flag on beta0.5 79- 83 F5.2 --- beta0.5 ? Apparent transverse velocity (c/t) for q0=0.5 85- 89 F5.2 --- e_beta0.5 ? rms uncertainty on beta0.5 91- 95 A5 --- Refs References (separated by comma) 97-103 A7 --- Notes Notes (separated by comma)
Note (1): Classification: B: BL Lac object G: Galaxy Q: Quasar Qc: core-selected quasar Qcl: core- and lobe-selected quasar Ql:lobe-selected quasar Qp: compact-symmetric Note (2): In sources with multiple velocities, the "brightest" component selected for our statistical studies is indicated by an asterisk. Note (3): Reliability: 1: low 2: medium 3: high
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1- 2 A2 --- Note Note designation 4- 80 A77 --- Text Text of the note
Byte-by-byte Description of file: refs.dat
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1- 2 I2 --- Ref Reference number 4- 22 A19 --- BibCode BibCode 23- 53 A31 --- Aut Author's name 55-215 A161 --- Com Comments
Acknowledgements: From Heinz A. Andernach (R297 in his list)
(End) Patricia Bauer [CDS] 27-Nov-2003
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