Source page for 3C438

FieldValueUnitsConverted fieldValueUnits
Source name3C438   
Source classE   
178-MHz flux48.7Jy178-MHz luminosity1.00 × 1027W/Hz/sr
High-resolution map frequency8.44GHz   
High-resolution map resolution0.230arcsecHigh-resolution map spatial resolution1.00kpc
High-resolution map dynamic range649   
Low-resolution map frequency8.44GHz   
Low-resolution map resolution1.15arcsecLow-resolution map spatial resolution5.00kpc
Low-resolution map dynamic range1320   
Beams across source (high resolution)93.5   
Beams across source (low resolution)18.7   
Total map flux0.780JyTotal map luminosity1.61 × 1025W/Hz/sr
Total map flux error0.023JyTotal map luminosity error4.7 × 1023W/Hz/sr
Core flux0.0162JyCore luminosity3.44 × 1023W/Hz/sr
Core flux error0.0005JyCore luminosity error1 × 1022W/Hz/sr
Core prominence0.000343   
Core prominence error0.00001   
Total source size (hotspot distances)19.1arcsecTotal source size (hotspot distances)83.3kpc
Total source size (sum of linear lobe lengths)21.50arcsecTotal source size (sum of linear lobe lengths)93.53kpc
Total source size (sum of largest linear lobe sizes)22.07arcsecTotal source size (sum of largest linear lobe sizes)96.01kpc
Source recession coeff. (zeta)0.890   
Recession asymmetry (delta)0.878   
N lobe axial ratio1.47   
S lobe axial ratio1.39   
Average axial ratio1.43   
Axial ratio asymmetry (longer lobe)1.06   
Axial ratio asymmetry (jet side)1.06   
Fractional separation difference (x_lobe)0.06479   
Fractional separation difference (x_jet)0.06479   
N lobe core-hotspot distance10.57arcsecN lobe core-hotspot distance45.98kpc
N lobe angular length12.86arcsecN lobe length48.64kpc
N lobe length resolution correction1.68arcsecN lobe length resolution correction7.31kpc
N lobe largest angular size13.43arcsecN lobe LLS51.12kpc
N lobe largest angular size r.c.1.68arcsecN lobe LLS r.c.7.31kpc
N lobe angular width8.00arcsecN lobe width34.8kpc
N lobe max angular width8.57arcsecN lobe max width37.3kpc
N lobe flux0.3680JyN lobe luminosity7.596 × 1024W/Hz/sr
N lobe flux error0.011JyN lobe luminosity error2.3 × 1023W/Hz/sr
N lobe fractional length0.98   
N lobe fractional max width position0.72   
N lobe depolarization--   
S lobe core-hotspot distance8.57arcsecS lobe core-hotspot distance37.3kpc
S lobe angular length12.00arcsecS lobe length44.90kpc
S lobe length resolution correction1.68arcsecS lobe length resolution correction7.31kpc
S lobe largest angular size12.00arcsecS lobe LLS44.90kpc
S lobe largest angular size r.c.1.68arcsecS lobe LLS r.c.7.31kps
S lobe angular width7.43arcsecS lobe width32.3kpc
S lobe max angular width7.43arcsecS lobe max width32.3kpc
S lobe flux0.3970JyS lobe luminosity8.194 × 1024W/Hz/sr
S lobe flux error0.012JyS lobe luminosity error2.5 × 1023W/Hz/sr
S lobe fractional length1.00   
S lobe fractional max width position0.67   
S lobe depolarization--   
Straight jet sideN   
Straight jet statusDefinite   
Straight jet flux0.040JyStraight jet luminosity7.5 × 1023W/Hz/sr
Straight jet flux error0.004JyStraight jet luminosity error7 × 1022W/Hz/sr
Straight jet angular length8.67arcsecStraight jet length37.7kpc
Straight jet angular position--arcsecStraight jet position--kpc
Straight counterjet statusUndetected   
Straight counterjet flux<0.0098JyStraight counterjet luminosity<1.8 × 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 prominence0.00075   
Straight jet prominence error0.00007   
Straight counter jet prominence0.00018   
Straight counter jet prominence error--   
Total jet sideN   
Total jet statusDefinite   
Total jet flux0.043JyTotal jet luminosity8.1 × 1023W/Hz/sr
Total jet flux error0.009JyTotal jet luminosity error2 × 1023W/Hz/sr
Total jet angular length8.90arcsecTotal jet length38.7kpc
Total jet angular position--arcsecTotal jet position--kpc
Total counterjet statusDefinite   
Total counterjet flux0.040JyTotal counterjet luminosity7.5 × 1023W/Hz/sr
Total counterjet flux error0.003JyTotal counterjet luminosity error6 × 1022W/Hz/sr
Total counterjet angular length7.40arcsecTotal counterjet length32.2kpc
Total counterjet angular position--arcsecTotal counterjet position--kpc
Total jet prominence0.00080   
Total jet prominence error0.0002   
Total counterjet prominence0.00075   
Total counterjet prominence error0.00006   
Fractional jet length0.757   
Fractional jet position--   
Fractional jet termination0.757   
N hotspot statusYes   
N hotspot number1   
N hotspot flux density0.004JyN hotspot luminosity7 × 1022W/Hz/sr
N hotspot flux error0.002JyN hotspot luminosity error4 × 1022W/Hz/sr
N hotspot major axis0.30arcsecN hotspot major axis1.3kpc
N hotspot minor axis0.10arcsecN hotspot minor axis0.44kpc
N hotspot average size0.20arcsecN hotspot average size0.87kpc
N lobe hotspot prominence0.00007   
S hotspot statusYes   
S hotspot number1   
S hotspot flux density0.002JyS hotspot luminosity4 × 1022W/Hz/sr
S hotspot flux error0.001JyS hotspot luminosity error2 × 1022W/Hz/sr
S hotspot major axis0.30arcsecS hotspot major axis1.3kpc
S hotspot minor axis0.10arcsecS hotspot minor axis0.44kpc
S hotspot average size0.20arcsecS hotspot average size0.87kpc
S lobe hotspot prominence0.00004   
Average hotspot size0.20arcsecAverage hotspot size0.87kpc
N lobe primary fractional hotspot size0.017   
S lobe primary fractional hotspot size0.019   
N lobe hotspot recession coeff. (eta) 0.9454   
S lobe hotspot recession coeff. (eta)0.830   
Primary hotspot size asymmetry1.0   
Primary hotspot prominence asymmetry2   

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