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The Extremes in Intra-Night Blazar Variability: The S4 0954+65 Case

Institute of Astronomy, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 72 Tsarigradsko Shosse Blvd, Sofia 1784, Bulgaria
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Galaxies 2016, 4(3), 13; https://doi.org/10.3390/galaxies4030013
Received: 7 July 2016 / Revised: 18 August 2016 / Accepted: 19 August 2016 / Published: 26 August 2016
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Blazars through Sharp Multi-wavelength Eyes)
We present results of optical observations of the extremely violently variable blazar S4 0954+65 on intra-night time scales. The object showed flux changes of up to 100% within a few hours. Time delays between optical bands, color changes and “rms-flux” relations are investigated and the results are discussed in terms of existing models of blazar variability. View Full-Text
Keywords: AGNs; blazars; variability AGNs; blazars; variability
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Bachev, R.; Strigachev, A.; Semkov, E.; Dimitrova, R.V.M.; Latev, G.; Spassov, B.; Petrov, B. The Extremes in Intra-Night Blazar Variability: The S4 0954+65 Case. Galaxies 2016, 4, 13.

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