Blowtorch Jet in NGC6251

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VLA image of the famous "blowtorch" jet in the galaxy NGC6251.

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Technical Data

    Telescope VLA 
    Date of Observation 1995-08-15 
    Type of Observation Continuum Observations 
    Band L 
    Wavelength 20 cm 
    Frequency 1.4 GHz 
    Center of Image RA: 16:32:32.00, Dec: 82:32:16.00 (J2000)  
    Field of View 0.0500 x 0.0833 degrees  
    Technical Caption The data was obtained from the VLA archive for analysis with X-ray images from the Chandra X-ray Observatory and XMM-Newton.  

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