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Stars/Novas
shows the Andromeda galaxy, a neighbor to our Milky Way galaxy. The main image (top) highlights the contrast between the galaxy's choppy waves of dust
35 KB (4,116 words) - 20:35, 30 November 2020
Stars/Galaxies/Milky Way/Quiz
effort, in a lecture/article format, to describe the Milky Way, our home galaxy, often as applied in the performance of radiation astronomy. You are free
5 KB (454 words) - 22:49, 21 January 2019
Radiation astronomy/Spectroscopy
et al. (18 December 2003). Galaxy IRAS F00183-7111. Pasadena, California USA: Caltech. http://www.spitzer.caltech.edu/images/1098-ssc2003-06h-​Galaxy​-IRAS-F00183-7111
38 KB (4,451 words) - 01:30, 1 December 2020
Radiation/Astronomy (section Galaxy clusters)
et al. (18 December 2003). Galaxy IRAS F00183-7111. Pasadena, California USA: Caltech. http://www.spitzer.caltech.edu/images/1098-ssc2003-06h-​Galaxy​-IRAS-F00183-7111
200 KB (22,943 words) - 04:24, 26 May 2021
Stars/Supernovas
Kupfer; U. Heber; A. Irrgang; B. Wang; Z. Liu et al. (2015-03-06). "The fastest unbound star in our Galaxy ejected by a thermonuclear supernova". Science
82 KB (9,368 words) - 01:37, 1 December 2020
Stars/Reds (section Starburst galaxy)
such stars are present in the old stellar populations of all galaxies (but see Foss et al. 1991), there is good reason to believe that Type Ia supernovae
46 KB (5,409 words) - 20:38, 30 November 2020
Radiation astronomy/Reds (section Starburst galaxy)
Fischer et al. (December 10, 2000). "The very red afterglow of GRB 000418: Further evidence for dust extinction in a gamma-ray burst host galaxy". The Astrophysical
117 KB (13,375 words) - 08:08, 28 June 2021
Intergalactic medium/Laboratory
VV340A is the face-on galaxy, and VV340B is the edge-on galaxy. In both images of UGC 9618, 50 mm corresponds to 2.4' of arc. The galaxy on edge is 16 mm in
15 KB (1,889 words) - 00:49, 19 January 2019
Radiation astronomy/First X-ray source in Andromeda
(UTC) Andromeda Galaxy 10 May 2012 at 15:37 Wikipedia article. Marshallsumter (talk) 00:05, 11 May 2012 (UTC). The Andromeda Galaxy is also known as
26 KB (3,456 words) - 04:32, 18 December 2020
Stars/Star-forming regions (section Starburst galaxy)
Fischer et al. (December 10, 2000). "The very red afterglow of GRB 000418: Further evidence for dust extinction in a gamma-ray burst host galaxy". The Astrophysical
95 KB (12,072 words) - 20:44, 30 November 2020
Sources/Interstellar medium
medium is the matter that exists in the space between the star systems in a galaxy. At right is a visual negative of the LW Cassiopeia Nebula (ISM). Within
100 KB (11,031 words) - 05:09, 6 December 2020
Stars/Quasars
most powerful quasars have luminosities thousands of times greater than a galaxy such as the Milky Way. High-resolution images of quasars, particularly from
47 KB (6,165 words) - 20:35, 30 November 2020
Stars/Infrareds
survey included: Detection of galaxies in the "Zone of Avoidance", a strip of sky obscured in visible light by our own galaxy, the Milky Way. Detection of
17 KB (2,298 words) - 22:20, 21 February 2019
Stars/Sun/Heliospheres
the interstellar medium (the hydrogen and helium gas that permeates the galaxy) by the solar wind. Although electrically neutral atoms from interstellar
11 KB (1,308 words) - 20:48, 30 November 2020
Radiation astronomy/Objects
Teräsranta; A.P. Lobanov; T.P. Krichbaum et al. (May 2000). "II Zw 2, the first superluminal jet in a Seyfert galaxy". Astronomy and Astrophysics 357: L45-8
137 KB (15,697 words) - 04:48, 2 January 2021
Sources/First astronomical X-ray source
Cirasuolo; J.S. Dunlop; J.A. Peacock; D. Farrah et al. (April 2010). "X-ray groups and clusters of galaxies in the Subaru-XMM Deep Field". Monthly Notices
137 KB (16,454 words) - 00:15, 7 December 2020
Object astronomy (section Galaxies)
light-years wide, it is only 8,000 light-years from our Galaxy's disk. It is careening toward our Galaxy at more than 150 miles per second, aimed to strike
100 KB (11,825 words) - 00:02, 7 December 2020
Plasmas/Plasma objects/Coronal clouds(section Galaxy clusters)
of light-years, depending on the size of the associated object such as a galaxy. Once an entity, source, or object [such as a corona or coronal cloud] has
104 KB (11,766 words) - 06:59, 17 June 2021
Radiation astronomy/Clouds
astronomical environments, in particular, the diffuse interstellar medium of the Galaxy. ... silicon nanoparticles provide the best match to the spectrum and the
102 KB (11,547 words) - 02:52, 11 June 2021
Microquasar
jets in the Galaxy” Annual Review of Astronomy and Astrophysics, 37, 409 Mirabel, I.F. & Rodríguez, L.F. (1998) “Microquasars in our Galaxy” Nature, 392
8 KB (1,163 words) - 03:13, 16 October 2020
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