The unprecedented optical outburst of the quasar 3C 454.3. The WEBT campaign of 2004-2005

M. Villata, C.M. Raiteri, T.J. Balonek, M.F. Aller, S.G. Jorstad, O.M. Kurtanidze, F. Nicastro, K. Nilsson, H.D. Aller, A. Arai, A. Arkharov, U. Bach, E. Benítez, A. Berdyugin, C.S. Buemi, M. Böttcher, D. Carosati, R. Casas, A. Caulet, W.P. ChenP.-S. Chiang, Y. Chou, S. Ciprini, J.M. Coloma, G. di Rico, C. Díaz, N.V. Efimova, C. Forsyth, A. Frasca, L. Fuhrmann, B. Gadway, S. Gupta, V.A. Hagen-Thorn, J. Harvey, J. Heidt, H. Hernandez-Toledo, F. Hroch, C.-P. Hu, R. Hudec, M.A. Ibrahimov, A. Imada, M. Kamata, T. Kato, M. Katsuura, T. Konstantinova, E. Kopatskaya, D. Kotaka, Y.Y. Kovalev, Yu.A. Kovalev, T.P. Krichbaum, K. Kubota, M. Kurosaki, L. Lanteri, V.M. Larionov, L. Larionova, E. Laurikainen, C.-U. Lee, P. Leto, A. Lähteenmäki, O. López-Cruz, E. Marilli, A.P. Marscher, I.M. McHardy, S. Mondal, B. Mullan, N. Napoleone, M.G. Nikolashvili, J.M. Ohlert, S. Postnikov, T. Pursimo, M. Ragni, J.A. Ros, K. Sadakane, A.C. Sadun, T. Savolainen, E.A. Sergeeva, L.A. Sigua, A. Sillanpää, L. Sixtova, N. Sumitomo, L.O. Takalo, H. Teräsranta, M. Tornikoski, C. Trigilio, G. Umana, A. Volvach, B. Voss, S. Wortel

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)817-822
JournalAstronomy and Astrophysics
Volume453
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2006
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

Keywords

  • galaxies: active
  • galaxies: jets
  • galaxies: quasars: general
  • galaxies: quasars: individual: 3C 454.3

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Villata, M., Raiteri, C. M., Balonek, T. J., Aller, M. F., Jorstad, S. G., Kurtanidze, O. M., ... Wortel, S. (2006). The unprecedented optical outburst of the quasar 3C 454.3. The WEBT campaign of 2004-2005. Astronomy and Astrophysics, 453(3), 817-822. https://doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361:20064817