Luminous infrared galaxies

Alternative definitions (1), class: vernacular (0)
Term: Luminous infrared galaxies
Definition:

A galaxy that emits most of its energy in the infrared and whose infrared luminosity (in the 8-1000 ┬Ám range) is more than 10^11 solar luminosities.

Created 2023.04.16
Last Modified 2023.04.16
Contributed by Ryan McGranaghan
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