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Paper: Do Weak AGN Play Hide and Seek?
Volume: 249, The Central Kiloparsec of Starbursts and AGN: the La Palma Connection
Page: 703
Authors: Filho, M. E.; Barthel, P. D.; Ho, L. C.
Abstract: A significant fraction of nearby galaxies contain nuclei with intermediate LINER/H ii properties, but the physical nature of these objects remains largely unknown. In order to ascertain the origin of the nuclear activity, we have embarked on a study of a sample of these ``transition'' sources. In this first part, we present the results of our high-resolution radio observations. These show that about 25% of the transition nuclei display clear AGN characteristics: a compact, flat-spectrum, high-brightness-temperature radio core.
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