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Animation Of <b>Active Galaxy</b> Clouds - Space Videos - redOrbit
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 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.
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 ...
Zooming in on the <b>Active Galaxy</b> NGC 1433
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>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 ...
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\'
Black Holes Have Their Own Clouds - Space News - redOrbit
Feb 19, 2014 ... Image Caption: A look into the cloudy heart of an active galaxy. Credit: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center/Wolfgang Steffen, UNAM.
Satellites Unveil New Type of <b>Active Galaxy</b> - Space News - redOrbit
Satellites Unveil New Type of Active Galaxy. July 31, 2007. An international team of astronomers using NASA's Swift satellite and the Japanese/U.S. Suzaku ...
<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,” ...
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 ...
Jan 6, 2009 ... Nearly a decade ago, surveys with NASA's Chandra X-Ray Observatory and ESA's XMM-Newton showed that active galaxies some 7 billion ...
NASA's Fermi Finds Gamma-ray <b>Galaxy</b> Surprises - Space News <b>...</b>
Jul 14, 2009 ... “Compton showed us that two classes of active galaxies emitted gamma rays — blazars and radio galaxies,” said Luigi Foschini at Brera ...
<b>Active</b> supermassive black holes discovered in two merging <b>galaxies</b>
Jan 28, 2014 ... Astronomers publishing a paper in the Astrophysical Journal say they have found that two merging galaxies have active supermassive black ...
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