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The structure of the radio jets in 3C449


High resolution observations of 3C449 show the presence of two highly collimated symmetric jets on each side of an unresolved core. The jets show considerable fine structure and polarisation. Measurements of the depolarisation suggest internal densities of 0.02 cm−3 and flow velocities of 1,000 km s−1.

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Perley, R., Willis, A. & Scott, J. The structure of the radio jets in 3C449. Nature 281, 437–442 (1979).

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