Superluminal Expansion in 3C 179

  • R. W. Porcas
Part of the International Astronomical Union / Union Astronomique Internationale book series (IAUS, volume 97)


The detection of apparent faster-than-light motion (v=7.6c) in the core of 3C 179 poses some problems for the simple relativistic jet explanation.


Flux Density Radio Emission Radio Source VLBI Observation Extragalactic Radio Source 
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© IAU 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. W. Porcas
    • 1
  1. 1.Max-Planck-Institut für RadioastronomieBonnGermany

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