The VLBA-BU-BLAZAR Multi-Wavelength Monitoring Program
AbstractWe describe a multiwavelength program of monitoring of a sample of bright γ-ray blazars, which the Boston University (BU) group has being carrying out since June 2007. The program includes monthly monitoring with the Very Long Baseline Array at 43 GHz, optical photometric and polarimetric observations, construction and analysis of UV and X-ray light curves obtained with the Rossi X-ray Timing Explorer (RXTE) and Swift satellites, and construction and analysis of γ-ray light curves based on data provided by the Large Area Telescope of the Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope. We present general results about the kinematics of parsec-scale radio jets, as well as the connection between γ-ray outbursts and jet events. View Full-Text
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Jorstad, S.; Marscher, A. The VLBA-BU-BLAZAR Multi-Wavelength Monitoring Program. Galaxies 2016, 4, 47.
Jorstad S, Marscher A. The VLBA-BU-BLAZAR Multi-Wavelength Monitoring Program. Galaxies. 2016; 4(4):47.Chicago/Turabian Style
Jorstad, Svetlana; Marscher, Alan. 2016. "The VLBA-BU-BLAZAR Multi-Wavelength Monitoring Program." Galaxies 4, no. 4: 47.
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