A Kiloparsec-scale Binary Active Galactic Nucleus Confirmed by the Expanded Very Large Array

@article{Fu2011AKB,
  title={A Kiloparsec-scale Binary Active Galactic Nucleus Confirmed by the Expanded Very Large Array},
  author={Hai Fu and Zhi-Yu Zhang and Roberto J. Assef and Alan N. Stockton and Adam D. Myers and Lin Yan and S. George Djorgovski and J. M. Wrobel and Dominik A. Riechers},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  year={2011},
  volume={740}
}
We report the confirmation of a kiloparsec-scale binary active galactic nucleus (AGN) with high-resolution radio images from the Expanded Very Large Array (EVLA). SDSS J150243.1+111557 is a double-peaked [O III] AGN at z = 0.39 selected from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey. Our previous near-infrared adaptive optics imaging reveals two nuclei separated by 1.'' 4 (7.4 kpc), and our optical integral-field spectroscopy suggests that they are a type-1-type-2 AGN pair. However, these data alone cannot… Expand

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