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Table 3

Lyα  luminosity of the quasars in the BLR, compared with the luminosity of the extended envelopes.

Object L(BLR) L(Lyα) Lcorrected(Lyα)
[erg s-1] [erg s-1] [erg s-1]

SDSS J0939+0039 4.1(±0.2) × 1044  <7.4 × 1041a  <2.0 × 1042a
BR 1033−0327 7.2(±0.4) × 1045 2.7(±0.2) × 1042 (1.1 ± 0.1) × 1043
SDSS J14472+0401 2.1(±0.1) × 1045 8.6(±1.4) × 1041 (2.0 ± 0.3) × 1042
Q 2139−4324 4.6(±0.2) × 1044  <4.1 × 1041a  <1.1 × 1042a
SDSS J21474−0838 6.8(±0.3) × 1045 6.2(±0.4) × 1043 1.9(±0.1) × 1044
BR 2237−0607 1.4(±0.1) × 1046 5.1(±1.6) × 1041 8.0(±2.5) × 1041

Notes. The flux in the quasar BLR is measured in the wavelength interval 1200 − 1230 Å (rest-frame). The last column gives the Lyα  flux of the envelope, after correction for slit-clipping (see text). The objects published in Courbin et al. (2008) are included for the sake of completeness.

(a)

Assuming an average extent of 7′′.

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