blazar


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blazar

[′blā‚zär]
(astronomy)
A type of quasar whose light exhibits strong optical polarization and large variability.
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Caption: An active galaxy called a blazar, illustrated here, emits a jet of high-energy particles toward Earth.
The rapid fading is why astronomers rush to collect data as soon as they detect a blazar flare.
Volunteers are a large part of the engine that runs this nursery," Blazar said.
In this work, a study of the temporal evolution of the optical polarization of the archetypal blazar PKS 2155-305 is presented.
While radio and optical telescopes can resolve and monitor the individual blazar images, Fermi's LAT cannot.
The extreme brightness and variability of blazars result from a chance orientation that brings one jet almost directly in line with Earth.
2) Paul Blazar, Hudson's executive assistant, said Paul Cellucci and his family helped put the town "on the map.
While the Kathy Ireland products will currently be sold in the same retail channels to which Sleep Comfort Systems currently distributes its products, Blazar hopes that eventually, the partnership will help gain entree into certain retailers that carry Kathy Ireland products but do not currently have sleep comfort products.
Barker JN, Weisdorf DJ, DeFor TE, Blazar BR, McGlave PB, Miller JS, Verfaillie CM, Wagner JE.
Deeg HJ, Blazar BR, Bolwell BJ, Long GD, Schuening F, Cunningham J, et al.
A blazar is a special type of quasar that beams an intense jet of radiation in our direction.