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Hyperluminous Infrared Galaxy

(HLIRG, HyLIRG)
(a galaxy emitting a more far infrared than an ULIRG)

A Hyperluminous Infrared Galaxy (HLIRG or HyLIRG) is a Galaxy emitting more than 1013 times solar Luminosity in the Far Infrared. A HLIRG can be considered a type of Luminous Infrared Galaxy, i.e., a galaxy with 1011 times solar luminosity in far infrared. A Ultraluminous Infrared Galaxy has 1012 times solar luminosity in far infrared.

A LIRG is often a Starburst Galaxy and/or has an Active Galactic Nucleus or a Quasar.


(galaxy type,infrared)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HLIRG

Referenced by:
Luminous Infrared Galaxy (LIRG)
Ultraluminous Infrared Galaxy (ULIRG)

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