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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"We truly believe this will be a win-win for everyone involved," Blazar says.
See S&T April 2010, page 70, for other blazars observable through backyard telescopes.
In this study, the researchers focused on distinctive galaxies called blazars (4), which are several billion light years away.
Astrophysicist Marco Ajello of Stanford and his colleagues used the orbiting Fermi Large Area Telescope to study distant blazars, a type of bright, active galaxy.
These come from the brightest classes of active galaxies, blazars and quasars, which sport jets that likewise happen to point our way.
"We eliminated the middleman and just got it directly, we have had to source the majority of the packaging ourselves," said Blazar, who turned to the company's Global Services division for help.
Jason Blazar, stewardship coordinator for the Friends of Buford Park & Mt.
When one of the jets happens to be aimed in the direction of Earth, the galaxy appears especially bright and is classified as a blazar.
Rozental and Blazar (4) reviewed their patients who had received internal fixation using volar plates for dorsally displaced, comminuted distal radius fractures.
Alan Blazar, president of Blazing Editions, was pleased with his opening-day sales despite uncertain economic conditions.
"This is product for someone who wants to spoil themselves; it's a quality product that has a luxurious feel and looks wonderful," said Joe Blazar, director of marketing at Leggett & Platt's consumer product division, who noted that there is a coordinated mattress topper.