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Arakelian Catalog

(Ark, Galaxies with High Surface Brightness)
(1970s list of small/bright galaxies)

Astronomer Marat Arakelian assembled a list of galaxies with at substantial minimum brightness from a limited area of the celestial sphere, in a paper, Galaxies with High Surface Brightness, thereby identifying a number of galaxies with active galactic nuclei.

(catalog,galaxies,surface brightness)
Further reading:
ArkArk 120or "Arak" or "Akn" or "Arakelian"