LONG-TERM OPTICAL POLARIZATION VARIABILITY OF THE TeV BLAZAR 1ES 1959+650

@article{Sorcia2013LONGTERMOP,
  title={LONG-TERM OPTICAL POLARIZATION VARIABILITY OF THE TeV BLAZAR 1ES 1959+650},
  author={Marco Sorcia and Erika Ben'itez and David Hiriart and Jos'e M. L'opez and Jos'e I. Cabrera and Ra'ul M'ujica and J. Heidt and Iv{\'a}n Agudo and Kari Nilsson and Michael Mommert},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series},
  year={2013},
  volume={206}
}
A detailed analysis of the optical polarimetric variability of the TeV blazar 1ES 1959+650 from 2007 October 18 to 2011 May 5 is presented. The source showed maximum and minimum brightness states in the R band of 14.08 ± 0.03 mag and 15.20 ± 0.03 mag, respectively, with a maximum variation of 1.12 mag, and a maximum polarization degree of P = (12.2 ± 0.7)%, with a maximum variation of 10.7%. From 2009 August to November, a correlation between the optical R-band flux and the degree of linear… 

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