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Markarian 231

Markarian 231 - ugc 8058, space, markarian 231, quasar, galaxies, sm black holes
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Markarian 231 (UGC 8058 ), was discovered in 1969 as part of a search of galaxies with strong ultraviolet radiation. There are clear signs that a powerful quasar is present in the center of the galaxy.
The galaxy is now undergoing an energetic starburst. A nuclear ring of active star formation has been found in the center with a rate of formation greater than 100 solar masses per year. It is one of the most ultraluminous infrared galaxies with power derived from an accreting black hole in the center.
lara Uploaded by lara on . Markarian 231 - Desktop Nexus Space Download free wallpapers and background images: Markarian 231. Desktop Nexus Space background ID 606900. Markarian 231 (UGC 8058 ), was discovered in 1969 as part of a search of galaxies with strong ultraviolet radiation. There are clear signs that a powerful quasar is present in the center of the galaxy.
The galaxy is now undergoing an energetic starburst. A nuclear ring of active star formation has been found in the center with a rate of formation greater than 100 solar masses per year. It is one of the most ultraluminous infrared galaxies with power derived from an accreting black hole in the center.
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AnnickEH
Posted by AnnickEH on 04/17/11 at 09:38 AM
Awesome !
noncorpus
Posted by noncorpus on 03/11/11 at 08:09 PM
The universe has no limits, from a human point of view!
Well_wisher
Posted by Well_wisher on 03/07/11 at 11:19 PM
:)
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Total Downloads: 193
Times Favorited: 6
Uploaded By: lara
Date Uploaded: March 05, 2011
Filename: Markarian-231.jpg
Original Resolution: 3300x2550
File Size: 3.65MB
Category: Galaxies

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