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Resource Description: This catalogue (with updates to the pervious version) contains 11358 (+2759) quasars (defined as brighter than absolute B magnitude -23), 3334 (+501) AGNs (defined as fainter than absolute B magnitude -23) and 357 (+137) BL Lac objects from 1863 (+201) references.

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  title={Quasars and Active Galactic Nuclei (8th Ed.)},
  author={{GAVO} Data Centre},
  howpublished={{VO} resource provided by the {GAVO} Data Center}


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NameTable Head DescriptionUnitUCD
notRadio radio quiet? '*' if not detected in radio N/A meta.note
Name Name Most common name of the object N/A
raj2000 RA Right Ascension J2000 deg pos.eq.ra;meta.main
dej2000 Dec Declination J2000 deg pos.eq.dec;meta.main
n_RAh Rough pos. Position origin: O=optical, R=radio, A=approximative N/A meta.note
l_z z flag *=redshift from slitless spectroscopy N/A meta.code.error
z Redshift Redshift N/A src.redshift
Sp Spectrum Spectrum classification N/A src.spType
n_Vmag mag flag '*' for photographic, 'R' for red Vmag N/A meta.note
Vmag Mag magnitude, V or other (see n_Vmag) mag phot.mag;em.opt.V
r_z z Source Reference of the redshift N/A meta.ref

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