Markarian galaxy

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Etymology[edit]

From Markarian (an Armenian surname) + galaxy. Named after Benjamin Markarian, an Armenian astrophysicist who discovered this class of galaxies.

Noun[edit]

Markarian galaxy (plural Markarian galaxies)

  1. (astronomy) Any of a class of galaxies that have nuclei with excessive amounts of ultraviolet emissions.

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