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This activity from Chandra Education shows how to calculate the velocity of the energetic jet coming from quasar 3C 273. The page includes full solutions and explanations of the observed phenomena. This is the last activity in a set of six developed by Chandra about 3C 273.
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Keywords: quasar, velocity
Record Creator: Metadata instance created February 8, 2011 by Raina Khatri
Record Updated: Feb 08, 2011 by Ed Lee
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AIP Format
(Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, 2008), WWW Document, (http://chandra-ed.harvard.edu/3c273/bullet.html).
AJP/PRST-PER
3C273 Activity: Faster Than a Speeding Bullet..., (Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, 2008), <http://chandra-ed.harvard.edu/3c273/bullet.html>.
APA Format
3C273 Activity: Faster Than a Speeding Bullet.... (2008, March 21). Retrieved September 23, 2014, from Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics: http://chandra-ed.harvard.edu/3c273/bullet.html
Chicago Format
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. 3C273 Activity: Faster Than a Speeding Bullet.... Cambridge: Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, March 21, 2008. http://chandra-ed.harvard.edu/3c273/bullet.html (accessed 23 September 2014).
MLA Format
3C273 Activity: Faster Than a Speeding Bullet.... Cambridge: Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, 2008. 21 Mar. 2008. 23 Sep. 2014 <http://chandra-ed.harvard.edu/3c273/bullet.html>.
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@misc{ Title = {3C273 Activity: Faster Than a Speeding Bullet...}, Publisher = {Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics}, Volume = {2014}, Number = {23 September 2014}, Month = {March 21, 2008}, Year = {2008} }
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