Source page for 3C42

FieldValueUnitsConverted fieldValueUnits
Source name3C42   
Source classN   
178-MHz flux13.1Jy178-MHz luminosity5.22 × 1026W/Hz/sr
High-resolution map frequency8.46GHz   
High-resolution map resolution0.250arcsecHigh-resolution map spatial resolution1.33kpc
High-resolution map dynamic range2330   
Low-resolution map frequency8.46GHz   
Low-resolution map resolution2.50arcsecLow-resolution map spatial resolution13.3kpc
Low-resolution map dynamic range2770   
Beams across source (high resolution)113   
Beams across source (low resolution)11.3   
Total map flux0.511JyTotal map luminosity2.04 × 1025W/Hz/sr
Total map flux error0.015JyTotal map luminosity error6.0 × 1023W/Hz/sr
Core flux0.00305JyCore luminosity1.33 × 1023W/Hz/sr
Core flux error0.00009JyCore luminosity error4 × 1021W/Hz/sr
Core prominence0.000255   
Core prominence error0.000008   
Total source size (hotspot distances)30.00arcsecTotal source size (hotspot distances)160.0kpc
Total source size (sum of linear lobe lengths)28.13arcsecTotal source size (sum of linear lobe lengths)150.0kpc
Total source size (sum of largest linear lobe sizes)28.13arcsecTotal source size (sum of largest linear lobe sizes)150.0kpc
Source recession coeff. (zeta)1.066   
Recession asymmetry (delta)0.9528   
N lobe axial ratio1.87   
S lobe axial ratio1.013   
Average axial ratio1.44   
Axial ratio asymmetry (longer lobe)0.541   
Axial ratio asymmetry (jet side)0.541   
Fractional separation difference (x_lobe)0.01315   
Fractional separation difference (x_jet)--   
N lobe core-hotspot distance14.44arcsecN lobe core-hotspot distance76.99kpc
N lobe angular length17.78arcsecN lobe length74.01kpc
N lobe length resolution correction3.90arcsecN lobe length resolution correction20.8kpc
N lobe largest angular size17.78arcsecN lobe LLS74.01kpc
N lobe largest angular size r.c.3.90arcsecN lobe LLS r.c.20.8kpc
N lobe angular width7.41arcsecN lobe width39.5kpc
N lobe max angular width11.48arcsecN lobe max width61.21kpc
N lobe flux0.2277JyN lobe luminosity9.109 × 1024W/Hz/sr
N lobe flux error0.0067JyN lobe luminosity error2.7 × 1023W/Hz/sr
N lobe fractional length1.00   
N lobe fractional max width position0.10   
N lobe depolarization-0.01   
S lobe core-hotspot distance15.56arcsecS lobe core-hotspot distance82.96kpc
S lobe angular length18.15arcsecS lobe length75.98kpc
S lobe length resolution correction3.90arcsecS lobe length resolution correction20.8kpc
S lobe largest angular size18.15arcsecS lobe LLS75.98kpc
S lobe largest angular size r.c.3.90arcsecS lobe LLS r.c.20.8kps
S lobe angular width14.07arcsecS lobe width75.02kpc
S lobe max angular width14.07arcsecS lobe max width75.02kpc
S lobe flux0.2824JyS lobe luminosity1.130 × 1025W/Hz/sr
S lobe flux error0.0085JyS lobe luminosity error3.4 × 1023W/Hz/sr
S lobe fractional length0.98   
S lobe fractional max width position0.69   
S lobe depolarization--   
Straight jet sideS   
Straight jet statusUndetected   
Straight jet flux<0.0248JyStraight jet luminosity<9.19 × 1023W/Hz/sr
Straight jet flux error--JyStraight jet luminosity error--W/Hz/sr
Straight jet angular length11.45arcsecStraight jet length61.05kpc
Straight jet angular position--arcsecStraight jet position--kpc
Straight counterjet statusUndetected   
Straight counterjet flux<0.0178JyStraight counterjet luminosity<6.60 × 1023W/Hz/sr
Straight counterjet flux error--JyStraight counterjet luminosity error--W/Hz/sr
Straight counterjet angular length11.95arcsecStraight counterjet length63.72kpc
Straight counterjet angular position--arcsecStraight counterjet position--kpc
Straight jet prominence<0.00176   
Straight jet prominence error--   
Straight counter jet prominence0.00126   
Straight counter jet prominence error--   
Total jet sideS   
Total jet statusUndetected   
Total jet flux<0.0248JyTotal jet luminosity<9.19 × 1023W/Hz/sr
Total jet flux error--JyTotal jet luminosity error--W/Hz/sr
Total jet angular length11.45arcsecTotal jet length61.05kpc
Total jet angular position--arcsecTotal jet position--kpc
Total counterjet statusUndetected   
Total counterjet flux<0.0178JyTotal counterjet luminosity<6.60 × 1023W/Hz/sr
Total counterjet flux error--JyTotal counterjet luminosity error--W/Hz/sr
Total counterjet angular length11.95arcsecTotal counterjet length63.72kpc
Total counterjet angular position--arcsecTotal counterjet position--kpc
Total jet prominence<0.00176   
Total jet prominence error--   
Total counterjet prominence<0.00126   
Total counterjet prominence error--   
Fractional jet length--   
Fractional jet position--   
Fractional jet termination--   
N hotspot statusYes   
N hotspot number1   
N hotspot flux density0.06404JyN hotspot luminosity2.373 × 1024W/Hz/sr
N hotspot flux error0.00004JyN hotspot luminosity error1 × 1021W/Hz/sr
N hotspot major axis0.58arcsecN hotspot major axis3.1kpc
N hotspot minor axis0.27arcsecN hotspot minor axis1.4kpc
N hotspot average size0.42arcsecN hotspot average size2.3kpc
N lobe hotspot prominence0.00454   
S hotspot statusYes   
S hotspot number1   
S hotspot flux density0.1109JyS hotspot luminosity4.109 × 1024W/Hz/sr
S hotspot flux error0.0001JyS hotspot luminosity error4 × 1021W/Hz/sr
S hotspot major axis0.97arcsecS hotspot major axis5.2kpc
S hotspot minor axis3.83arcsecS hotspot minor axis20.4kpc
S hotspot average size2.4arcsecS hotspot average size13kpc
S lobe hotspot prominence0.00787   
Average hotspot size1.4arcsecAverage hotspot size7.5kpc
N lobe primary fractional hotspot size0.031   
S lobe primary fractional hotspot size0.17   
N lobe hotspot recession coeff. (eta) 1.040   
S lobe hotspot recession coeff. (eta)1.092   
Primary hotspot size asymmetry--   
Primary hotspot prominence asymmetry--   

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