Source page for 3C46

FieldValueUnitsConverted fieldValueUnits
Source name3C46   
Source classN   
178-MHz flux11.1Jy178-MHz luminosity6.46 × 1026W/Hz/sr
High-resolution map frequency8.48GHz   
High-resolution map resolution0.900arcsecHigh-resolution map spatial resolution5.10kpc
High-resolution map dynamic range723   
Low-resolution map frequency8.48GHz   
Low-resolution map resolution2.50arcsecLow-resolution map spatial resolution14.2kpc
Low-resolution map dynamic range1120   
Beams across source (high resolution)190   
Beams across source (low resolution)69   
Total map flux0.200JyTotal map luminosity1.17 × 1025W/Hz/sr
Total map flux error0.0060JyTotal map luminosity error3.5 × 1023W/Hz/sr
Core flux0.00144JyCore luminosity7.99 × 1022W/Hz/sr
Core flux error0.00004JyCore luminosity error2 × 1021W/Hz/sr
Core prominence0.000124   
Core prominence error0.000003   
Total source size (hotspot distances)160arcsecTotal source size (hotspot distances)930kpc
Total source size (sum of linear lobe lengths)170arcsecTotal source size (sum of linear lobe lengths)980kpc
Total source size (sum of largest linear lobe sizes)170arcsecTotal source size (sum of largest linear lobe sizes)980kpc
Source recession coeff. (zeta)0.95   
Recession asymmetry (delta)1.1   
N lobe axial ratio4.7   
S lobe axial ratio2.9   
Average axial ratio3.8   
Axial ratio asymmetry (longer lobe)1.7   
Axial ratio asymmetry (jet side)0.61   
Fractional separation difference (x_lobe)0.20   
Fractional separation difference (x_jet)-0.20   
N lobe core-hotspot distance96arcsecN lobe core-hotspot distance540kpc
N lobe angular length106arcsecN lobe length588kpc
N lobe length resolution correction2.17arcsecN lobe length resolution correction12.3kpc
N lobe largest angular size106arcsecN lobe LLS588kpc
N lobe largest angular size r.c.2.17arcsecN lobe LLS r.c.12.3kpc
N lobe angular width22arcsecN lobe width120kpc
N lobe max angular width24arcsecN lobe max width140kpc
N lobe flux0.1018JyN lobe luminosity5.950 × 1024W/Hz/sr
N lobe flux error0.0031JyN lobe luminosity error1.8 × 1023W/Hz/sr
N lobe fractional length0.83   
N lobe fractional max width position0.60   
N lobe depolarization-0.12   
S lobe core-hotspot distance68arcsecS lobe core-hotspot distance390kpc
S lobe angular length72arcsecS lobe length390kpc
S lobe length resolution correction3.42arcsecS lobe length resolution correction19.4kpc
S lobe largest angular size72arcsecS lobe LLS390kpc
S lobe largest angular size r.c.3.42arcsecS lobe LLS r.c.19.4kps
S lobe angular width24arcsecS lobe width140kpc
S lobe max angular width26arcsecS lobe max width150kpc
S lobe flux0.09622JyS lobe luminosity5.624 × 1024W/Hz/sr
S lobe flux error0.0029JyS lobe luminosity error1.7 × 1023W/Hz/sr
S lobe fractional length0.83   
S lobe fractional max width position0.78   
S lobe depolarization-0.07   
Straight jet sideS   
Straight jet statusPossible   
Straight jet flux0.0014JyStraight jet luminosity6.5 × 1022W/Hz/sr
Straight jet flux error0.0001JyStraight jet luminosity error5 × 1021W/Hz/sr
Straight jet angular length26.67arcsecStraight jet length151.1kpc
Straight jet angular position14.00arcsecStraight jet position79.32kpc
Straight counterjet statusUndetected   
Straight counterjet flux<0.0059JyStraight counterjet luminosity<2.7 × 1023W/Hz/sr
Straight counterjet flux error--JyStraight counterjet luminosity error--W/Hz/sr
Straight counterjet angular length70.17arcsecStraight counterjet length397.5kpc
Straight counterjet angular position--arcsecStraight counterjet position--kpc
Straight jet prominence0.00010   
Straight jet prominence error0.000007   
Straight counter jet prominence0.00042   
Straight counter jet prominence error--   
Total jet sideS   
Total jet statusPossible   
Total jet flux0.0014JyTotal jet luminosity6.5 × 1022W/Hz/sr
Total jet flux error0.0001JyTotal jet luminosity error5 × 1021W/Hz/sr
Total jet angular length26.67arcsecTotal jet length151.1kpc
Total jet angular position14.00arcsecTotal jet position79.32kpc
Total counterjet statusUndetected   
Total counterjet flux<0.0059JyTotal counterjet luminosity<2.7 × 1023W/Hz/sr
Total counterjet flux error--JyTotal counterjet luminosity error--W/Hz/sr
Total counterjet angular length70.17arcsecTotal counterjet length397.5kpc
Total counterjet angular position--arcsecTotal counterjet position--kpc
Total jet prominence0.00010   
Total jet prominence error0.000007   
Total counterjet prominence<0.00042   
Total counterjet prominence error--   
Fractional jet length0.39   
Fractional jet position0.20   
Fractional jet termination0.59   
N hotspot statusYes   
N hotspot number2   
N hotspot flux density0.01968JyN hotspot luminosity9.152 × 1023W/Hz/sr
N hotspot flux error0.00004JyN hotspot luminosity error2 × 1021W/Hz/sr
N hotspot major axis1.68arcsecN hotspot major axis9.52kpc
N hotspot minor axis0.82arcsecN hotspot minor axis4.6kpc
N hotspot average size1.2arcsecN hotspot average size7.1kpc
N lobe hotspot prominence0.00142   
S hotspot statusYes   
S hotspot number2   
S hotspot flux density0.0133JyS hotspot luminosity6.18 × 1023W/Hz/sr
S hotspot flux error0.00009JyS hotspot luminosity error4 × 1021W/Hz/sr
S hotspot major axis2.57arcsecS hotspot major axis14.6kpc
S hotspot minor axis2.12arcsecS hotspot minor axis12.0kpc
S hotspot average size2.34arcsecS hotspot average size13.3kpc
S lobe hotspot prominence0.000958   
Average hotspot size1.8arcsecAverage hotspot size10kpc
N lobe primary fractional hotspot size0.012   
S lobe primary fractional hotspot size0.034   
N lobe hotspot recession coeff. (eta) 0.92   
S lobe hotspot recession coeff. (eta)0.99   
Primary hotspot size asymmetry1.9   
Primary hotspot prominence asymmetry0.676   

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