Observational Properties of Jets in Active Galactic Nuclei

  • Gabriele Giovannini

Abstract

Parsec scale jet properties are shortly presented and discussed. Observational data are used to derive constraints on the jet velocity and orientation, the presence of velocity structures, and the connection between the pc and kpc scale. Two peculiar sources with limb-brightened jets: 1144+35 and Mkn 501 are discussed in detail.

Keywords

AGN jet VLBI 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gabriele Giovannini
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  1. 1.Dipartimento di AstronomiaUniversita’ di Bologna and Istituto di Radioastronomia del CNRBolognaItaly

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