New X-ray Jet in Nearby BL Lacertae Object 3C371

A new X-ray Jet [TOP] was detected in an AO1 Chandra exposure by Joe Pesce and colleagues. For comparison are archival optical and radio images taken with the Hubble Space Telescope [MIDDLE] and the MERLIN array in the UK [BOTTOM].

Credit: J.E. Pesce (George Mason Univ. and Eureka Scientific), R.M. Sambruna (George Mason Univ.), F. Tavecchio, L. Maraschi (Osservatorio di Brera), C.C. Cheung (Brandeis Univ.), C.M. Urry (Space Telescope Science Institute), and R. Scarpa (European Southern Observatory). Published in Astrophys. Journal Letters (2001) vol 556, page 79.