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Published March 20, 2010 | Published
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J16021+3326: New Multi-Frequency Observations Of a Complex Source


We present multi-frequency Very Long Baseline Array observations of J16021+3326. These observations, along with variability data obtained from the Owens Valley Radio Observatory candidate gamma-ray blazar monitoring program, clearly indicate that this source is a blazar. The peculiar characteristic of this blazar, which daunted previous classification attempts, is that we appear to be observing down a precessing jet, the mean orientation of which is aligned with us almost exactly.

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© 2010 American Astronomical Society. Received 2009 December 28; accepted for publication 2010 January 28; published 2010 February 25. The National Radio Astronomy Observatory is a facility of the National Science Foundation operated under cooperative agreement by Associated Universities, Inc. Facilities: VLBA

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