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Hard evidence for quasar lensing

  1. Sep 15, 2011 #1
    Hello, could someone point out to me

    1) Ironclad evidence of correlated light curves - and I mean a correlation that is beyond doubt - among lensed quasars

    2) Morphological correspondence - e.g. corresponding jets - in images of lensed quasars.

    I can find sketchy cases which may be correlated, but I would like to see direct and incontrovertible evidence of both light curve correlation that leaves no doubt, and mirror image morphology of the images.

    Thanks in advance!

    PS - just because two quasars have jets does not mean much, as jets may be characteristic of many if not all quasars. A real case of interest would be clearly mirror-imaged isophotes of the two images.

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  3. Sep 15, 2011 #2


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    What exactly is a "correlated light curve"?
  4. Sep 20, 2011 #3
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