radio galaxy


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radio galaxy

n.
A galaxy emitting large amounts of radio energy.

radio galaxy

n
(Astronomy) a galaxy that is a strong emitter of radio waves

ra′dio gal`axy


n.
a galaxy that emits more radio waves than does a typical galaxy.
[1955–60]
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The team, which included astronomers from the Netherlands, Brazil, the United Kingdom, and Italy, spotted the radio galaxy type emission while taking observations from the Giant Meter Wave Radio Telescope (GMRT) in India.
Astronomers have used two Australian radio telescopes and several optical telescopes to observe a nearby radio galaxy, known as Centaurus A, and to study complex mechanisms that are fuelling jets of material blasting away from a black hole 55 million times more massive than the sun.
10 -- Astronomers working at the National Center for Radio Astrophysics (NCRA) have discovered a giant radio galaxy that is dying.
"We hope that with projects like the Galaxy Zoo and another called Radio Galaxy Zoo, those thousands of citizen scientists can help us find many more galaxies like this one so we can answer all our questions," Mao said.
18 ( ANI ): 'Radio Galaxy Zoo' launched Tuesday is a new 'citizen science' project that lets anyone become a cosmic explorer.
This object is an active giant radio galaxy with a super-massive black hole, known as Fornax A, which has been feeding on a remnant it cannibalised.
They were correct to invoke so-called synchrotron emission for both the Cassiopeia A supernova remnant and the Cygnus radio galaxy.
To find a cluster of more distant galaxies, Dickinson's team looked for objects grouped around the radio galaxy 3C324, observed as it appeared when the cosmos was one-third its current age.
Washington, March 20 ( ANI ): Astronomers have discovered a previously unknown gigantic radio galaxy, using initial images from a new, ongoing all-sky radio survey.
Speca (an acronym for Spiral-host Episodic radio galaxy tracing Cluster Accretion) first came to Ananda's attention in an image that combined data from the visible-light Sloan Digital Sky Survey and the FIRST survey done with the National Science Foundation's Very Large Array (VLA) radio telescope.