TITLE

qua·sar

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
American Heritage Student Science Dictionary;2009, p283
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "quasar," is presented. It refers to an extremely distant, compact, star-like celestial object. The power output of a quasar is several thousand times that of the Milky Way galaxy. INSET: quasar.
ACCESSION #
20852237

 

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