A compact, metal-rich, kpc-scale outflow in FBQS J0209-0438: Detailed diagnostics from HST/COS extreme UV observations

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Finn, Charles W.; Morris, Simon L.; Crighton, Neil H. M.; Hamann, Fred; Done, Chris; Theuns, Tom; Fumagalli, Michele; Tejos, Nicolas; Worseck, Gabor;
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1093/mnras/stu518
  • Subject: Galaxies | Astrophysics - Astrophysics of Galaxies | Active quasars | Absorption lines. | Astrophysics - Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics
    arxiv: Astrophysics::Galaxy Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Cosmology and Extragalactic Astrophysics | Astrophysics::High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena

We present HST/COS observations of highly ionized absorption lines associated with a radio-loud quasar (QSO) at z = 1.1319. The absorption system has multiple velocity components, with an overall width of ≈600 km s−1, tracing gas that is largely outflowing from the QSO ... View more