M106 – MEGA MASER QUASAR – Deep Sky Videos

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Dr Becky Smethurst discusses Messier 106 (aka NGC 4258) – and the world of megamasers.
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Read and see more…

Orion spectrum: http://www.bu.edu/prism/pages/orionspec_jpg.htm

NGC 7213 spectrum: https://ned.ipac.caltech.edu/level5/March02/Netzer/Netzer9_3.html

Evidence for a black hole from high rotation velocities in a sub-parsec region of NGC4258: https://www.nature.com/articles/373127a0

A geometric distance to the galaxy NGC4258 from orbital motions in a nuclear gas disk: https://www.nature.com/articles/22972

Amazing graphs via Numberphile: http://bit.ly/Amazing_Graphs

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