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Paper: An Image of a Highly Relativistic Jet from a Large Flare in the X-Ray Binary CYG X-3
Volume: 144, Radio Emission from Galactic and Extragalactic Compact Sources, IAU Colloquium 164
Page: 351
Authors: Mioduszewski, A. J.; Hjellming, R. M.; Rupen, M. P.; Waltman, E. B.; Pooley, G. G.; Ghigo, F. D.; Fender, R. P.
Abstract: A VLBA image of the X-ray binary Cyg X-3 made two days after a 10 Jy radio flare shows a one-sided, curved jet with a size scale of ~60 mas. This seems to indicate a jet with a velocity of >= 0.89c with a inclination of a few degrees to the line of site, and indicates that some of events where Cyg X-3 flares above 3 Jy may come from highly relativistic jets close to the line of sight.
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