What do Quasars Look Like?
Paul J. Francis
Publications of the Astronomical Society of Australia
18(2) 176 - 178
Received 2001 January 12, accepted 2001 March 20
Microlensing observations may give us the first nano-arcsecond scale information about the structure of quasars. I review what is currently known about quasars on these scales, highlighting the principal uncertainties. I cover both the continuum emission and the broad line region. I conclude that little is firmly known about the structure of quasars.Keywords: quasars: general
Full text doi:10.1071/AS01019
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