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gas streamer

(stream of gas)

The term gas streamer describes gas observed to be moving in a stream, e.g., away from a galaxy, especially an active galactic nucleus (AGN) or black hole. The term has been used to describe a gas stream in the Local Group, and a gas stream eclipsing the center of galaxy NGC 5548.


(black holes,AGN,gas)
Further reading:
https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2015ApJ...798..111P/abstract
http://www.astro.ucla.edu/~ghezgroup/gc/journey/smbh.html

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