The forbidden high ionisation line region of the type 2 quasar Q1131+16: a clear view of the inner face of the torus?

  title={The forbidden high ionisation line region of the type 2 quasar Q1131+16: a clear view of the inner face of the torus?},
  author={Marvin Rose and Clive Tadhunter and Joanna Holt and Cristina Ramos Almeida and Stuart P. Littlefair},
  journal={arXiv: Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics},
We present spectroscopic observations of the type 2 quasar SDSS J11311.05+162739.5 (Q1131+16 hereafter; z=0.1732), which has the richest spectrum of forbidden high ionisation lines (FHIL, e.g. [Fe \textsc{vii}], [Fe \textsc{x}], [Fe \textsc{xi}] and [Ne \textsc{v}]) yet reported for an AGN, as well as unusually strong [O \textsc{iii}]$\lambda$4363 emission. The study of this object provides a rare opportunity to investigate the physical conditions and kinematics of the region(s) emitting the… 
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