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VLT-spectropolarimetry of bright Seyfert 1 galaxies
Author(s): Hans Martin Schmid; Immo Appenzeller; M. Camenzind; Matthias Dietrich; J. Heidt; Hansruedi Schild; Stefan J. Wagner
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Paper Abstract

We present high precision spectropolarimetry of five bright Seyfert 1 galaxies taken with FORS1 on the VLT. We investigate for our targets the new diagnostic potential opened up by high signal-to-noise spectropolarimetry with large telescopes.

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Date Published: 29 June 2000
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 4005, Discoveries and Research Prospects from 8- to 10-Meter-Class Telescopes, (29 June 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.390131
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Hans Martin Schmid, Landessternwarte Heidelberg (Switzerland)
Immo Appenzeller, Landessternwarte Heidelberg (Germany)
M. Camenzind, Landessternwarte Heidelberg (Germany)
Matthias Dietrich, Bryant Space Science Ctr./Univ. of Florida (Germany)
J. Heidt, Landessternwarte Heidelberg (Germany)
Hansruedi Schild, ETH Zurich (Switzerland)
Stefan J. Wagner, Landessternwarte Heidelberg (Germany)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4005:
Discoveries and Research Prospects from 8- to 10-Meter-Class Telescopes
Jacqueline Bergeron, Editor(s)

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