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<b>Active Galaxy</b> - Universe Reference Library - redOrbit
Active Galaxy — An active galaxy is a galaxy where a significant fraction of the energy output is not emitted from normal stellar populations or interstellar gas.
The Cloudy Cores of Active Galaxies. February 20, 2014. This animation shows an artist's rendition of the cloudy structure revealed by a study of data from ...
<b>Active Galaxies</b> Ready For Close-Up - Space News - redOrbit
Apr 23, 2009 ... The brightest galaxies Fermi sees are active galaxies, which emit oppositely directed jets of particles traveling near the speed of light. Some ...
Continent-sized Radio Telescope Takes Close-ups of Fermi <b>Active</b> <b>...</b>
Jan 10, 2013 ... The radio jets of several active galaxies mapped by the Very Long Baseline Array (VLBA) are inset into the Fermi Gamma-ray Space ...
Continent-sized Radio Telescope Takes Close-ups of Fermi <b>Active</b> <b>...</b>
Jan 10, 2013 ... The VLBA observes radio-emitting blobs just a few light-years across in jets from the active galaxy NGC 1275, which lies 225 million light-years ...
Continent-sized Radio Telescope Takes Close-ups of Fermi <b>Active</b> <b>...</b>
Continent-sized Radio Telescope Takes Close-ups of Fermi Active Galaxies. January 10, 2013. Download Full Image. The blazar 3C 454.3 lies 7 billion ...
Jan 22, 2011 ... Astronomers using data from NASA's Swift satellite confirm the existence of a largely unseen population of black-hole-powered galaxies.
INTEGRAL chases obscured <b>active galaxies</b> in the deepest - redOrbit
Jan 8, 2013 ... redOrbit.com images - INTEGRAL chases obscured active galaxies in the deepest extragalactic hard X-ray survey to date.
Fermi Maps an <b>Active Galaxy's</b> 'Smokestack Plumes' - Images <b>...</b>
Jan 10, 2013 ... redOrbit.com images - Fermi Maps an Active Galaxy\'s \'Smokestack Plumes\'
Swift Confirms Population Of Black-hole-powered <b>Galaxies</b> - redOrbit
Jan 20, 2011 ... In an active galaxy, matter falling toward the supermassive black hole powers high-energy emissions so intense that two classes of active ...
Satellites Unveil New Type of <b>Active Galaxy</b> - Space News - redOrbit
Satellites Unveil New Type of Active Galaxy. July 31, 2007. 0. An international team of astronomers using NASA's Swift satellite and the Japanese/U.S. Suzaku  ...
Seyfert <b>Galaxy</b> - Universe Reference Library - redOrbit
They are a subclass of active galactic nuclei. Seyfert galaxies are characterized by extremely bright nuclei, and spectra which have very bright emission lines of ...
Zooming in on the Active Galaxy NGC 1433. October 16, 2013. This video sequence starts with a broad view of the southern sky and zooms in on the faint ...
<b>Galaxy</b> Collisions Not To Blame For Supermassive Black Holes <b>...</b>
Jul 13, 2011 ... “It took more than five years, but we were able to provide one of the largest and most complete inventories of active galaxies in the X-ray sky,” ...
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