Volume 414, Number 3, February II 2004
|Page(s)||L37 - L40|
|Published online||27 January 2004|
Letter to the Editor
The double radio source 3C 343.1: A galaxy-QSO pair with very different redshifts
Max-Planck-Institut für Astrophysik, Karl Schwarzschild-Str. 1, Postfach 1317, 85741 Garching, Germany
2 Center for Astrophysics and Space Sciences 0424, University of California, San Diego, CA 92093-0424, USA e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Corresponding author: H. Arp, email@example.com
Accepted: 16 December 2003
The strong radio source 3C 343.1 consists of a galaxy and a QSO separated by no more than about . The chance of this being an accidental superposition is conservatively ~. The galaxy is connected to the QSO by a radio bridge. The numerical relation between the two redshifts is that predicted from previous associations. This pair is an extreme example of many similar physical associations of QSOs and galaxies with very different redshifts.
Key words: galaxies: active / galaxies: individual: 3C 343.1 / quasars: general / radio continuum: general
© ESO, 2004
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