Astrophysics and Space Science

, Volume 11, Issue 3, pp 463–470 | Cite as

Supergalaxy and the quasi-stellar sources

  • Tapani Virtanen
  • Seppo A. Pyykkö


Normal bright galaxies and certain peculiar objects (quasi-stellar sources, Seyfert galaxies,N-type radio galaxies) show a similar concentration along the same celestial circle. This suggests that they belong to the same supersystem and gives support to the local theories of QSO's.


Similar Concentration Local Theory Radio Galaxy Bright Galaxy Peculiar Object 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tapani Virtanen
    • 1
  • Seppo A. Pyykkö
    • 1
  1. 1.Aarne Karjalainen ObservatoryUniversity of OuluFinland

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