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Name
  3C 279  
AAVSO UID
000-BBT-364 (3265 observations)  
Constellation
Virgo Sequence
J2000.0
12 56 11.17 -05 47 21.5  (194.04654 -5.78931) Search nearby
B1950.0 12 53 35.87 -05 31 07.8
Proper motion
RA: 2.0 +/- 4.5 mas/yDec: -1.1 +/- 19.2 mas/ySource: UCAC4
Galactic coord. 305.104 +57.062
Other names

(Internal only)
1RXS J125611.2-054719 2E 2900 2MASS J12561117-0547215
4C -05.55 ASAS J125611-0547.4 CSS_J125611.2-054721
IOMC 4956000050 LEDA 2817645 MLS_J125610.9-054722
OHIO N -089 PKS 1253-05 PKS 1253-055
PKS J1256-0547 QSO B1253-05 QSO B1253-055
RX J1256.1-0547 SSS_J125611.2-054721 WB 1253-0531
WMAP 181    
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Variability type
QSO
Spectral type --
Mag. range
13.0 - 18.0 V
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Epoch
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References
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1 J. Alfonso-Garzon, A. Domingo, J.M. Mas-Hesse, A. Gimenez, 2012,
arXiv:1210.0821 [astro-ph.IM] (online info)
2012arXiv1210.0821A
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Catalog Data
Information from selected catalogs obtained by cross-matching to 2 arc seconds using the CDS X-Match Service. These data may not be complete.
2MASS J = 12.59H = 11.74K = 10.94J - K = 1.64
AllWISE W1 = 11.02W2 = 9.66W3 = 7.19W4 = 4.49W1 - W2 = 1.36W3 - W4 = 2.70
APASS-DR9 B = 16.39V = 15.91g' = 16.13r' = 15.62i' = 15.35B - V = 0.47
Images
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Size 5' x 5' (297 x 298 pixels)
Center 12 56 11.17 -05 47 21.5 (J2000)
Source STScI
Survey

Red, all sky, 1.0 arcsec/pixel
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Revision History
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2 Otero, Sebastian Alberto 2016-09-14 21:30 UTC Range from AAVSO V data.
1 Admin, VSX 2008-12-16 21:55 UTC Preserved original object data.