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The OVRO blazar monitoring program

King, O. G. and Max-Moerbeck, W. and Richards, J. L. and Pavlidou, V. and Pearson, T. J. and Readhead, A. C. S. (2012) The OVRO blazar monitoring program. In: International Workshop on Beamed and Unbeamed Gamma-Rays from Galaxies. No.355. Institute of Physics , Art. No. 012007. ISBN 1742-6588. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20120706-095540476

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Abstract

The OVRO 40 m Telescope monitoring program carries out twice-weekly measurements of the 15 GHz flux density of nearly 1600 blazars and other AGN, including all those associated with northern (declination > −20°) Fermi Large Area Telescope (LAT) detections and a preselected sample ideal for statistical studies. We present some results from the program and describe the statistical method we have developed to assess the intrinsic radio variability of the sources in our sample. We also present a method for assessing the significance of correlations between radio and gamma-ray light curves.


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Pearson, T. J.0000-0001-5213-6231
Additional Information:© 2012 IOP Publishing. We acknowledge support from NASA grants NNX08AW31G and NNG06GG1G and NSF grant AST-0808050. OGK acknowledges the support of a Keck Institute for Space Studies Fellowship. WM acknowledges support from the US Department of State and CONICYT in Chile for a Fulbright-CONICYT scholarship. VP acknowledges support for this work provided by NASA through Einstein Postdoctoral Fellowship grant number PF8-90060.
Group:Keck Institute for Space Studies, Owens Valley Radio Observatory (OVRO)
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NASA NNX08AW31G
NASANNG06GG1G
NSFAST-0808050
Keck Institute for Space Studies (KISS)UNSPECIFIED
Department of StateUNSPECIFIED
Comisión Nacional de Investigación Científica y Tecnológica (CONICYT)UNSPECIFIED
NASA Einstein Postdoctoral FellowshipPF8-90060
Subject Keywords:Astrophysics and astroparticles
Classification Code:PACS: 98.54.Cm, 98.70.Rz, 98.62.Js, 98.54.Aj
Record Number:CaltechAUTHORS:20120706-095540476
Persistent URL:http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20120706-095540476
Official Citation:The OVRO blazar monitoring program O G King et al 2012 J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 355 012007
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Deposited By: Ruth Sustaita
Deposited On:06 Jul 2012 18:12
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