Properties

Label 2.2.17.1-16.1-a4
Base field \(\Q(\sqrt{17}) \)
Conductor \((4)\)
Conductor norm \( 16 \)
CM no
Base change no
Q-curve yes
Torsion order \( 2 \)
Rank \( 0 \)

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Base field \(\Q(\sqrt{17}) \)

Generator \(a\), with minimal polynomial \( x^{2} - x - 4 \); class number \(1\).

sage: x = polygen(QQ); K.<a> = NumberField(x^2 - x - 4)
 
gp: K = nfinit(a^2 - a - 4);
 
magma: R<x> := PolynomialRing(Rationals()); K<a> := NumberField(R![-4, -1, 1]);
 

Weierstrass equation

\(y^2=x^{3}+\left(-a-1\right)x^{2}+\left(40a-116\right)x+229a-596\)
sage: E = EllipticCurve(K, [0, -a - 1, 0, 40*a - 116, 229*a - 596])
 
gp: E = ellinit([0, -a - 1, 0, 40*a - 116, 229*a - 596],K)
 
magma: E := ChangeRing(EllipticCurve([0, -a - 1, 0, 40*a - 116, 229*a - 596]),K);
 

This is a global minimal model.

sage: E.is_global_minimal_model()
 

Invariants

Conductor: \((4)\) = \( \left(-a + 2\right)^{2} \cdot \left(-a - 1\right)^{2} \)
sage: E.conductor()
 
magma: Conductor(E);
 
Conductor norm: \( 16 \) = \( 2^{4} \)
sage: E.conductor().norm()
 
magma: Norm(Conductor(E));
 
Discriminant: \((16 a + 64)\) = \( \left(-a + 2\right)^{8} \cdot \left(-a - 1\right)^{4} \)
sage: E.discriminant()
 
gp: E.disc
 
magma: Discriminant(E);
 
Discriminant norm: \( 4096 \) = \( 2^{12} \)
sage: E.discriminant().norm()
 
gp: norm(E.disc)
 
magma: Norm(Discriminant(E));
 
j-invariant: \( 50671167248 a + 79125247408 \)
sage: E.j_invariant()
 
gp: E.j
 
magma: jInvariant(E);
 
Endomorphism ring: \(\Z\)
Geometric endomorphism ring: \(\Z\) (no potential complex multiplication)
sage: E.has_cm(), E.cm_discriminant()
 
magma: HasComplexMultiplication(E);
 
Sato-Tate group: $\mathrm{SU}(2)$

Mordell-Weil group

Rank: \(0\)
Torsion structure: \(\Z/2\Z\)
sage: T = E.torsion_subgroup(); T.invariants()
 
gp: T = elltors(E); T[2]
 
magma: T,piT := TorsionSubgroup(E); Invariants(T);
 
Torsion generator: $\left(-4 a + 9 : 0 : 1\right)$
sage: T.gens()
 
gp: T[3]
 
magma: [piT(P) : P in Generators(T)];
 

BSD invariants

Analytic rank: \( 0 \)
sage: E.rank()
 
magma: Rank(E);
 
Mordell-Weil rank: \(0\)
Regulator: \( 1 \)
Period: \( 1.51832095026542 \)
Tamagawa product: \( 1 \)  =  \(1\cdot1\)
Torsion order: \(2\)
Leading coefficient: \(0.828555571526360\)
Analytic order of Ш: \( 9 \) (rounded)

Local data at primes of bad reduction

sage: E.local_data()
 
magma: LocalInformation(E);
 
prime Norm Tamagawa number Kodaira symbol Reduction type Root number ord(\(\mathfrak{N}\)) ord(\(\mathfrak{D}\)) ord\((j)_{-}\)
\( \left(-a + 2\right) \) \(2\) \(1\) \(IV^*\) Additive \(-1\) \(2\) \(8\) \(0\)
\( \left(-a - 1\right) \) \(2\) \(1\) \(IV\) Additive \(-1\) \(2\) \(4\) \(0\)

Galois Representations

The mod \( p \) Galois Representation has maximal image for all primes \( p < 1000 \) except those listed.

prime Image of Galois Representation
\(2\) 2B
\(3\) 3B.1.2

Isogenies and isogeny class

This curve has non-trivial cyclic isogenies of degree \(d\) for \(d=\) 2, 3 and 6.
Its isogeny class 16.1-a consists of curves linked by isogenies of degrees dividing 6.

Base change

This curve is not the base change of an elliptic curve defined over \(\Q\). It is a \(\Q\)-curve.