Astrophysics (Index)About

Arakelian Catalog

(Ark, Galaxies with High Surface Brightness)
(1970s list of small/bright galaxies)

Astronomer Marat Arakelian assembled a list of galaxies with at substantial minimum brightness from a limited area of the celestial sphere, in a paper, Galaxies with High Surface Brightness, thereby identifying a number of galaxies with active galactic nuclei.


(catalog,galaxies,surface brightness)
Further reading:
https://www.aras.am/FamousAstronomers/arakelian.html
https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/1975SoByu..47....3A/abstract
PrefixExample  
ArkArk 120or "Arak" or "Arakelian"

Index