CHANDRA Observations of X-ray jet structure on kpc to Mpc scales

@article{Schwartz2003CHANDRAOO,
  title={CHANDRA Observations of X-ray jet structure on kpc to Mpc scales},
  author={Daniel A. Schwartz and Herman L. Marshall and Brendan P. Miller and Diana M. Worrall and Mark Birkinshaw and James E. J. Lovell and David L. Jauncey and E. S. Perlman and David W. Murphy and Robert A. Preston},
  journal={New Astronomy Reviews},
  year={2003},
  volume={47},
  pages={461-465}
}
With its exquisite spatial resolution of better than 0.5 arcsec, the Chandra observatory is uniquely capable of resolving and studying the spatial structure of extragalactic X-ray jets on scales of a few to a few hundred kilo-parsec. Our analyses of four recent Chandra images of quasar jets interpret the X-ray emission as inverse Compton scattering of high energy electrons on the cosmic microwave background. We infer that these jets are in bulk relativistic motion, carrying kinetic powers… Expand

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