Source page for 3C55

FieldValueUnitsConverted fieldValueUnits
Source name3C55   
Source classN   
178-MHz flux23.4Jy178-MHz luminosity4.66 × 1027W/Hz/sr
High-resolution map frequency4.85GHz   
High-resolution map resolution0.400arcsecHigh-resolution map spatial resolution2.91kpc
High-resolution map dynamic range4030   
Low-resolution map frequency4.85GHz   
Low-resolution map resolution1.00arcsecLow-resolution map spatial resolution7.28kpc
Low-resolution map dynamic range4520   
Beams across source (high resolution)172   
Beams across source (low resolution)68.6   
Total map flux0.629JyTotal map luminosity9.51 × 1025W/Hz/sr
Total map flux error0.019JyTotal map luminosity error2.9 × 1024W/Hz/sr
Core flux0.00533JyCore luminosity1.04 × 1024W/Hz/sr
Core flux error0.0002JyCore luminosity error4 × 1022W/Hz/sr
Core prominence0.000223   
Core prominence error0.000008   
Total source size (hotspot distances)67.41arcsecTotal source size (hotspot distances)490.9kpc
Total source size (sum of linear lobe lengths)68.63arcsecTotal source size (sum of linear lobe lengths)499.8kpc
Total source size (sum of largest linear lobe sizes)69.97arcsecTotal source size (sum of largest linear lobe sizes)509.6kpc
Source recession coeff. (zeta)0.9822   
Recession asymmetry (delta)0.9830   
N lobe axial ratio6.46   
S lobe axial ratio5.74   
Average axial ratio6.10   
Axial ratio asymmetry (longer lobe)1.12   
Axial ratio asymmetry (jet side)0.889   
Fractional separation difference (x_lobe)0.02644   
Fractional separation difference (x_jet)-0.02644   
N lobe core-hotspot distance35.56arcsecN lobe core-hotspot distance259.0kpc
N lobe angular length37.41arcsecN lobe length261.5kpc
N lobe length resolution correction1.50arcsecN lobe length resolution correction10.9kpc
N lobe largest angular size37.41arcsecN lobe LLS261.5kpc
N lobe largest angular size r.c.1.50arcsecN lobe LLS r.c.10.9kpc
N lobe angular width5.56arcsecN lobe width40.5kpc
N lobe max angular width12.59arcsecN lobe max width91.69kpc
N lobe flux0.2815JyN lobe luminosity4.257 × 1025W/Hz/sr
N lobe flux error0.0084JyN lobe luminosity error1.3 × 1024W/Hz/sr
N lobe fractional length0.85   
N lobe fractional max width position0.34   
N lobe depolarization0.11   
S lobe core-hotspot distance31.85arcsecS lobe core-hotspot distance232.0kpc
S lobe angular length33.33arcsecS lobe length238.3kpc
S lobe length resolution correction0.61arcsecS lobe length resolution correction4.4kpc
S lobe largest angular size35.56arcsecS lobe LLS248.1kpc
S lobe largest angular size r.c.1.50arcsecS lobe LLS r.c.10.9kps
S lobe angular width5.93arcsecS lobe width43.2kpc
S lobe max angular width6.30arcsecS lobe max width45.9kpc
S lobe flux0.3408JyS lobe luminosity5.154 × 1025W/Hz/sr
S lobe flux error0.010JyS lobe luminosity error1.5 × 1024W/Hz/sr
S lobe fractional length0.88   
S lobe fractional max width position0.89   
S lobe depolarization--   
Straight jet sideS   
Straight jet statusPossible   
Straight jet flux0.01JyStraight jet luminosity1 × 1024W/Hz/sr
Straight jet flux error0.004JyStraight jet luminosity error4 × 1023W/Hz/sr
Straight jet angular length6.30arcsecStraight jet length45.9kpc
Straight jet angular position25.00arcsecStraight jet position182.1kpc
Straight counterjet statusUndetected   
Straight counterjet flux<0.0360JyStraight counterjet luminosity<4.04 × 1024W/Hz/sr
Straight counterjet flux error--JyStraight counterjet luminosity error--W/Hz/sr
Straight counterjet angular length33.77arcsecStraight counterjet length245.9kpc
Straight counterjet angular position--arcsecStraight counterjet position--kpc
Straight jet prominence0.0002   
Straight jet prominence error0.00010   
Straight counter jet prominence0.000868   
Straight counter jet prominence error--   
Total jet sideS   
Total jet statusPossible   
Total jet flux0.017JyTotal jet luminosity1.9 × 1024W/Hz/sr
Total jet flux error0.003JyTotal jet luminosity error3 × 1023W/Hz/sr
Total jet angular length9.90arcsecTotal jet length72.1kpc
Total jet angular position--arcsecTotal jet position--kpc
Total counterjet statusUndetected   
Total counterjet flux<0.0360JyTotal counterjet luminosity<4.04 × 1024W/Hz/sr
Total counterjet flux error--JyTotal counterjet luminosity error--W/Hz/sr
Total counterjet angular length33.77arcsecTotal counterjet length245.9kpc
Total counterjet angular position--arcsecTotal counterjet position--kpc
Total jet prominence0.00041   
Total jet prominence error0.00007   
Total counterjet prominence<0.000868   
Total counterjet prominence error--   
Fractional jet length0.291   
Fractional jet position--   
Fractional jet termination0.291   
N hotspot statusYes   
N hotspot number1   
N hotspot flux density0.1295JyN hotspot luminosity1.454 × 1025W/Hz/sr
N hotspot flux error0.00005JyN hotspot luminosity error6 × 1021W/Hz/sr
N hotspot major axis0.56arcsecN hotspot major axis4.1kpc
N hotspot minor axis0.28arcsecN hotspot minor axis2.0kpc
N hotspot average size0.42arcsecN hotspot average size3.1kpc
N lobe hotspot prominence0.00312   
S hotspot statusYes   
S hotspot number2   
S hotspot flux density0.02320JyS hotspot luminosity2.606 × 1024W/Hz/sr
S hotspot flux error0.00004JyS hotspot luminosity error4 × 1021W/Hz/sr
S hotspot major axis0.24arcsecS hotspot major axis1.7kpc
S hotspot minor axis0.19arcsecS hotspot minor axis1.4kpc
S hotspot average size0.21arcsecS hotspot average size1.6kpc
S lobe hotspot prominence0.000559   
Average hotspot size0.32arcsecAverage hotspot size2.3kpc
N lobe primary fractional hotspot size0.012   
S lobe primary fractional hotspot size0.0063   
N lobe hotspot recession coeff. (eta) 0.9903   
S lobe hotspot recession coeff. (eta)0.9734   
Primary hotspot size asymmetry0.51   
Primary hotspot prominence asymmetry0.1792   

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