The final candidate from the JVAS/CLASS search for 6 arcsec to 15 arcsec image separation lensing

  title={The final candidate from the JVAS/CLASS search for 6 arcsec to 15 arcsec image separation lensing},
  author={J. P. McKean},
  journal={arXiv: Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics},
  • J. McKean
  • Published 31 October 2010
  • Physics
  • arXiv: Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics
A search for 6 arcsec to 15 arcsec image separation lensing in the Jodrell Bank-Very Large Array Astrometric Survey (JVAS) and the Cosmic Lens All-Sky Survey (CLASS) by Phillips et al. found thirteen group and cluster gravitational lens candidates. Through radio and optical imaging and spectroscopy, Phillips et al. ruled out the lensing hypothesis for twelve of the candidates. In this paper, new optical imaging and spectroscopy of J0122+427, the final lens candidate from the JVAS/CLASS 6 arcsec… Expand
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