Active galaxies

Andrew Conway

Active galaxies

Active galaxy is a broad term than refers to many loosely connected objects:


Notes about spectral lines

Narrow spectral lines

Broad spectral lines

Radio-quiet AGN

Radio-loud AGN


Quasars - radio quiet

Quasars - radio loud

Quasar 3C 273 with jet

3C 273 with jet

Source: Bill Keel - Usage conditions

Blazars / BL Lac / OVV quasars

These objects share these characteristics:

Radio Galaxies


Implications for galactic evolution