Radio Galaxy Zoo Talk

Subject: ARG00001d9

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  • tomhinde by tomhinde

    Neutron Star?

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  • JeanTate by JeanTate

    . almost certainly not. this is an #ifrs (infrared faint radio source), a mysterious class of radio sources, very distant AGN?

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  • tomhinde by tomhinde

    What is an AGN?

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  • JeanTate by JeanTate

    . Active Galactic Nucleus; where supermassive black holes live, and if active can be really strong radio, IR, x-ray, gamma rays, ... sources

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  • ivywong by ivywong scientist, admin

    You can only "see" black holes when they are actively feeding on material 😉

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  • tomhinde by tomhinde

    Thanks a lot for the explanation guys!

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