Swift J1644+5734: the EVN view
Paper i proceeding, 2016

A small fraction of Tidal Disruption Events (TDE) produce relativistic jets, evidenced by their non-thermal X-ray spectra and transient radio emission. Here we present milliarcsecond-resolution imaging results on TDE J1644+5734 with the European VLBI Network (EVN). These provide a strong astrometric constraint on the average apparent jet velocity βapp < 0.27, that constrains the intrinsic jet velocity for a given viewing angle.

radio continuum: galaxies

black hole physics

X-rays: bursts


galaxies: active

techniques: interferometric


Z. Paragi

Joint Institute for VLBI in Europe

Jun Yang

Chalmers, Rymd- och geovetenskap, Onsala rymdobservatorium

S. Komossa

QianNan Normal University for Nationalities

A. van der Horst

George Washington University

L.I. Gurvits

Delft University of Technology

Joint Institute for VLBI in Europe

R.M. Campbell

Joint Institute for VLBI in Europe

D. Giannios

Purdue University

T. An

Shanghai Astronomical Observatory Chinese Academy of Sciences

Chinese Academy of Sciences

Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union

1743-9213 (ISSN) 1743-9221 (eISSN)

Vol. 12 119-122


Astronomi, astrofysik och kosmologi


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