Intranight optical variability of radio‐quiet and radio lobe‐dominated quasars

  title={Intranight optical variability of radio‐quiet and radio lobe‐dominated quasars},
  author={C. S. Stalin and Gopal-Krishna and Ram Sagar and Paul J. Wiita},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
We present results of a programme of multi-epoch, intranight optical monitoring of a sample of non-blazar-type active galactic nuclei (AGN), which includes seven radio-quiet quasars (RQQs) and an equal number of radio-loud, lobe-dominated quasars (LDQs), covering a redshift range from about 0.2 to 2.0. These two sets of optically bright and intrinsically luminous quasi-stellar objects (QSOs) are well matched in the redshift-optical luminosity (z-M B ) plane. Our CCD monitoring covered a total… 

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