Perseus A

Perseus A

See Perseus cluster.
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Perseus A

[′pər·sē·əs ′ā]
(astronomy)
A strong radio source, having a redshift z = 0.018 and centered on the Seyfert galaxy NGC 1275, that undergoes extremely violent outbursts.
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Perseus A, the initial version (now in an advanced stage of development) is designed to fly to 15.5 miles and above, according to Langford, president of Aurora Flight Sciences.
A prototype Perseus A reached nowhere near those extreme altitudes in its first flights in mid-November 1991 over the El Mirage dry lake bed near Edwards Air Force Base in California's Mojave Desert, because it was limited to a 3000-foot ceiling for safety reasons.
And at a meeting of the American Astronomical Society in Seattle this week, Djorgovski announced that other radio galaxies studied by his team show similar evidence of a hidden quasar -- M87, Perseus A, 3C236 and 3C264.
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The plan presented a multifaceted approach to evaluation as a research process that included multiple metrics and methodologies and aimed to understand Perseus as a new electronic phenomenon with impact in multiple contexts.