A study of 4C 13.66 - The final identification and redshift for the revised 3C sample

S Rawlings, M Lacy, J P Leahy, J S Dunlop, S T Garrington, E Ludke

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Abstract

We use new optical and near-infrared data to identify the radio source 4C 13.66 with a K = 18.2 galaxy at z = 1.45, and use new radio images to study its relatively unusual radio structure, Prior to this work 4C 13.66 was the only radio source out of 173 in the revised 3C sample of Laing, Riley & Longair without a spectroscopic redshift. We discuss the vital role of near-infrared spectroscopy in securing the final redshift for this sample.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)L13-L20
Number of pages8
JournalMonthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
Volume279
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 1996

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