Volume 620, December 2018
|Number of page(s)||3|
|Section||Catalogs and data|
|Published online||28 November 2018|
Optical linear polarization measurements of quasars obtained with the Very Large Telescope at Paranal Observatory⋆,⋆⋆
1 Institut d’Astrophysique et de Géophysique, Université de Liège, Allée du 6 Août 19c, 4000 Liège, Belgium
2 Laboratoire de Physique Subatomique et de Cosmologie, 53 Avenue des Martyrs, 38026 Grenoble, France
Accepted: 4 September 2018
We report 87 previously unpublished optical linear polarization measurements of 86 quasars obtained in May and October 2008, and from April to July 2015 with the FOcal Reducer and low-dispersion Spectrographs FORS1 and FORS2 attached to the Very Large Telescope at the Paranal Observatory. Of the 86 quasars, 37 have p ≥ 0.6%, 9 have p ≥ 2%, and 1 has p ≥ 10%.
Key words: quasars: general / polarization
Based on observations made with the ESO VLT at the Paranal Observatory under programme ID 081.A-0023, 082.B-0029, 095.A-0600.
Full Table 3 is only available at the CDS via anonymous ftp to cdsarc.u-strasbg.fr (220.127.116.11) or via http://cdsarc.u-strasbg.fr/viz-bin/qcat?J/A+A/620/A68
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