Special Issue "Seyfert Galaxies Astrophysics"

A special issue of Universe (ISSN 2218-1997).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 March 2020.

Special Issue Editor

Dr. Luigi Foschini
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Guest Editor
National Institute of Astrophysics (INAF) – Brera Astronomical Observatory, Merate, Italy
Interests: relativistic astrophysics; fundamental physics

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Carl Seyfert published, in 1943, his seminal paper about a handful of bright galaxies with anomalously wide emission lines. Today, an entire class of active galactic nuclei (AGN) has been named after him. Seyfert galaxies offer the possibility to study the physics of a wide variety of phenomena: accretion onto supermassive black holes, ejection of matter at relativistic speed either collimated (jets) or not (winds), and large-scale processes and feedback with the host galaxy. In the case of low redshift and bright objects, the study could reach a significant level of detail, so that it could serve as a benchmark for comparative studies on any other type of AGN.

The aim of the present Special Issue is to gather different point of views on these topics, in order to build a general and reliable picture of the nature of Seyfert galaxies.

Dr. Luigi Foschini
Guest Editor

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Keywords

  • active galactic nuclei
  • Seyfert galaxies
  • supermassive black hole
  • accretion physics
  • relativistic jets
  • winds and outflows
  • feedback
  • host galaxy

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Mapping the Narrow-Line Seyfert 1 Galaxy 1H 0323+342
Universe 2019, 5(9), 199; https://doi.org/10.3390/universe5090199 - 14 Sep 2019
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Taking advantage of the most recent measurements by means of high-resolution radio observations and other multiwavelength campaigns, it is possible to elaborate a detailed map of the narrow-line Seyfert 1 Galaxy 1H 0323 + 342 . This map will open the possibility of [...] Read more.
Taking advantage of the most recent measurements by means of high-resolution radio observations and other multiwavelength campaigns, it is possible to elaborate a detailed map of the narrow-line Seyfert 1 Galaxy 1H 0323 + 342 . This map will open the possibility of intriguing hypotheses about the generation of high-energy γ rays in the narrow-line region. Full article
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Seyfert Galaxies Astrophysics)
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