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Superluminal expansion of quasar 3C273

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Maps of the radio structure of 3C273 show directly that it expanded with an apparent velocity 10 times the speed of light from mid-1977 to at least mid-1980.

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    • R. C. Walker

    Present address: National Radio Astronomy Observatory, Edgemont Road, Charlottesville, Virginia, 22901, USA

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  1. Owens Valley Radio Observatory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, 91125, USA

    • T. J. Pearson
    • , S. C. Unwin
    • , M. H. Cohen
    • , R. P. Linfield
    • , A. C. S. Readhead
    • , G. A. Seielstad
    • , R. S. Simon
    •  & R. C. Walker

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