A new approach for constraining the Hubble constant from proper motions of radio jets

  • Bartosz Lew, Boudewijn F. Roukema, Marcin P. Gawroński
  • Published 2008


A new method for constraining the Hubble constant, based on proper motions and Inverse Compton Doppler factors of superluminally expanding jets, is presented. This approach relies on statistical Monte-Carlo simulations of the most probable viewing angle (θ) and the relativistic velocity of particles in a jet (β). According to recent constraints on the… (More)


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