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QUASARS AND ACTIVE GALACTIC NUCLEI

Ajit K. Kembhavi & Jayant V. Narlikar

Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics
Pune 411 007, India

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Table of Contents

PREFACE

HISTORICAL BACKGROUND

Introduction: the Energy Problem
The Discovery
The Nature of Redshift
Doppler Shift
Gravitational Redshift
Cosmological Redshift
Physical Characteristics: Quasars
Physical Characteristics: Active Galactic Nuclei

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