Radio Galaxy Zoo Talk

ARG0002lfv - perfect radio signals

  • JKD by JKD


  • JeanTate by JeanTate in response to JKD's comment.

    Yes, this is a postcard-perfect #doublelobe: two jets which end in lobes going in opposite directions from a central IR source. And when you look at that IR source, in SDSS, you see this (centered on the IR source, not the bright radio one):

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    The faint red smudge is a giant galaxy, with a redshift of 0.551, and its spectrum has many emission lines, and a possible upturn in the continuum at the blue end (which is far into the rest-frame UV) ... all characteristics of an AGN!