Legacy Astronomical Images > Active Galactic Nuclei Series > Other Active Galactic Nuclei Unit


Other active galactic nuclei may be sources of excess radiation, usually radio waves, X-rays, gamma rays, or some combination.

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The Extragalactic Sky at 74 MHz
Description: This image shows the sky as seen by the VLA at 74 MHz. This image is part of a large survey of the northern sky undertaken at the VLA. None of the objects visible are stars. Rather they are the cores of active galaxies (active galactic nuclei or AGN)…

First Space VLBI Image
Description: The right-hand panel shows the active galaxy PKS1519-273 as imaged with HALCA satellite in conjunction with the VLBA and VLA ground-based radio telescopes. The left-hand panel shows the same active galaxy as seen with ground-only radio telescopes.…

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