They strengthen the case for an active galactic nucleus in the Milky Way's relatively recent past," he said.
What does AGN stand for?
AGN stands for Active Galactic Nucleus
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- Asociación Guatemalteca de Mujeres Universitarias (Guatemalan Association of University Women)
- Ana G. Mendez University System (Puerto Rico)
- Agropyron Green Mosaic Virus (of the family Potyviridae)
- Aktiengesellschaft mit Veränderlichem Kapital (German: joint stock company with variable capital)
- Agammaglobulinemia, X-Linked
- Agammaglobulinemia, X-Linked, Type I
- Agammaglobulinemia, X-Linked, Type 2
- Abyssal Gaming Network
- Accountants Global Network
- Acid Gaming Network
- Acute Glomerulonephritis
- Aerojet General Nucleonics
- Again (Amateur Radio)
- Agence Geneviève Naturisme (French naturist real estate agency)
- Agencia Guatemalteca de Noticias (Spanish: Guatemalan News Agency)
- Air Gabon (ICAO code)
- Angry Gamer Network
- Anwendungen der Informatik In Geistes- und Naturwissenschaften (Informatics, University Of Hamburg)
- Armageddon Games Network
- Armageddon Games Network (game developer)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Chandra showed that the characteristics of the gas didn't match those from an active galactic nucleus.
Then, the luminosity of the active galactic nucleus can be calculated.
Any bright galactic core not powered by starlight is known as an active galactic nucleus.
Theoretical models show that a merger is a great way to trigger an active galactic nucleus, because it funnels a lot of gas to the center of the galaxy.
Jaffe of the State University of Leiden in the Netherlands, the Hubble image provides the closest look yet at the center of a type of galaxy -- called an active galactic nucleus (AGN) -- that has a luminous, energetic core.
Washington, July 14 (ANI): It has long been a mystery that where the material comes from to activate a sleeping supermassive black hole and trigger violent outbursts at a galaxy's centre, so that it then becomes an active galactic nucleus.
At a distance of just over 11 million light-years, Centaurus A contains the closest active galactic nucleus to Earth.