Source page for 3C172

FieldValueUnitsConverted fieldValueUnits
Source name3C172   
Source classN   
178-MHz flux16.5Jy178-MHz luminosity1.30 × 1027W/Hz/sr
High-resolution map frequency8.48GHz   
High-resolution map resolution0.225arcsecHigh-resolution map spatial resolution1.40kpc
High-resolution map dynamic range670   
Low-resolution map frequency8.48GHz   
Low-resolution map resolution2.50arcsecLow-resolution map spatial resolution15.6kpc
Low-resolution map dynamic range2290   
Beams across source (high resolution)417   
Beams across source (low resolution)37.5   
Total map flux0.511JyTotal map luminosity4.05 × 1025W/Hz/sr
Total map flux error0.015JyTotal map luminosity error1.2 × 1024W/Hz/sr
Core flux0.00037JyCore luminosity3.1 × 1022W/Hz/sr
Core flux error0.00002JyCore luminosity error2 × 1021W/Hz/sr
Core prominence0.000024   
Core prominence error0.000001   
Total source size (hotspot distances)89.9arcsecTotal source size (hotspot distances)560kpc
Total source size (sum of linear lobe lengths)93.8arcsecTotal source size (sum of linear lobe lengths)584kpc
Total source size (sum of largest linear lobe sizes)93.8arcsecTotal source size (sum of largest linear lobe sizes)584kpc
Source recession coeff. (zeta)0.958   
Recession asymmetry (delta)1.11   
N lobe axial ratio2.53   
S lobe axial ratio4.00   
Average axial ratio3.27   
Axial ratio asymmetry (longer lobe)1.58   
Axial ratio asymmetry (jet side)1.58   
Fractional separation difference (x_lobe)0.0246   
Fractional separation difference (x_jet)--   
N lobe core-hotspot distance46.1arcsecN lobe core-hotspot distance287kpc
N lobe angular length49.5arcsecN lobe length285kpc
N lobe length resolution correction3.75arcsecN lobe length resolution correction23.3kpc
N lobe largest angular size49.5arcsecN lobe LLS285kpc
N lobe largest angular size r.c.3.75arcsecN lobe LLS r.c.23.3kpc
N lobe angular width18.1arcsecN lobe width113kpc
N lobe max angular width18.8arcsecN lobe max width117kpc
N lobe flux0.2225JyN lobe luminosity1.763 × 1025W/Hz/sr
N lobe flux error0.0067JyN lobe luminosity error5.3 × 1023W/Hz/sr
N lobe fractional length0.70   
N lobe fractional max width position0.80   
N lobe depolarization0.26   
S lobe core-hotspot distance43.8arcsecS lobe core-hotspot distance273kpc
S lobe angular length50.4arcsecS lobe length299kpc
S lobe length resolution correction2.34arcsecS lobe length resolution correction14.6kpc
S lobe largest angular size50.4arcsecS lobe LLS299kpc
S lobe largest angular size r.c.2.34arcsecS lobe LLS r.c.14.6kps
S lobe angular width12.0arcsecS lobe width74.7kpc
S lobe max angular width18.8arcsecS lobe max width117kpc
S lobe flux0.2873JyS lobe luminosity2.276 × 1025W/Hz/sr
S lobe flux error0.0086JyS lobe luminosity error6.8 × 1023W/Hz/sr
S lobe fractional length0.74   
S lobe fractional max width position0.73   
S lobe depolarization0.27   
Straight jet sideS   
Straight jet statusUndetected   
Straight jet flux<0.0250JyStraight jet luminosity<1.70 × 1024W/Hz/sr
Straight jet flux error--JyStraight jet luminosity error--W/Hz/sr
Straight jet angular length47.16arcsecStraight jet length293.6kpc
Straight jet angular position--arcsecStraight jet position--kpc
Straight counterjet statusUndetected   
Straight counterjet flux<0.0036JyStraight counterjet luminosity<2.5 × 1023W/Hz/sr
Straight counterjet flux error--JyStraight counterjet luminosity error--W/Hz/sr
Straight counterjet angular length--arcsecStraight counterjet length--kpc
Straight counterjet angular position--arcsecStraight counterjet position--kpc
Straight jet prominence<0.00131   
Straight jet prominence error--   
Straight counter jet prominence0.00019   
Straight counter jet prominence error--   
Total jet sideS   
Total jet statusUndetected   
Total jet flux<0.0250JyTotal jet luminosity<1.70 × 1024W/Hz/sr
Total jet flux error--JyTotal jet luminosity error--W/Hz/sr
Total jet angular length47.16arcsecTotal jet length293.6kpc
Total jet angular position--arcsecTotal jet position--kpc
Total counterjet statusUndetected   
Total counterjet flux<0.0036JyTotal counterjet luminosity<2.5 × 1023W/Hz/sr
Total counterjet flux error--JyTotal counterjet luminosity error--W/Hz/sr
Total counterjet angular length42.48arcsecTotal counterjet length264.5kpc
Total counterjet angular position--arcsecTotal counterjet position--kpc
Total jet prominence<0.00131   
Total jet prominence error--   
Total counterjet prominence<0.00019   
Total counterjet prominence error--   
Fractional jet length--   
Fractional jet position--   
Fractional jet termination--   
N hotspot statusYes   
N hotspot number1   
N hotspot flux density0.1230JyN hotspot luminosity8.384 × 1024W/Hz/sr
N hotspot flux error0.0004JyN hotspot luminosity error3 × 1022W/Hz/sr
N hotspot major axis1.95arcsecN hotspot major axis12.1kpc
N hotspot minor axis1.32arcsecN hotspot minor axis8.22kpc
N hotspot average size1.64arcsecN hotspot average size10.2kpc
N lobe hotspot prominence0.00644   
S hotspot statusYes   
S hotspot number2   
S hotspot flux density0.03060JyS hotspot luminosity2.086 × 1024W/Hz/sr
S hotspot flux error0.00006JyS hotspot luminosity error4 × 1021W/Hz/sr
S hotspot major axis0.39arcsecS hotspot major axis2.4kpc
S hotspot minor axis0.28arcsecS hotspot minor axis1.7kpc
S hotspot average size0.34arcsecS hotspot average size2.1kpc
S lobe hotspot prominence0.00160   
Average hotspot size0.98arcsecAverage hotspot size6.1kpc
N lobe primary fractional hotspot size0.0357   
S lobe primary fractional hotspot size0.0070   
N lobe hotspot recession coeff. (eta) 1.01   
S lobe hotspot recession coeff. (eta)0.911   
Primary hotspot size asymmetry--   
Primary hotspot prominence asymmetry--   

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