(list of galaxies with excess ultraviolet light)
Markarian galaxies have an excess of ultraviolet light
from the galaxy's nucleus, indicating more than the usual percentage of
A-type stars and O-type stars. Benjamin Markarian searched
out and assembled a list of them during a period from
the late 1960s to the early 1980s.
Note that Benjamin Markarian also produced a list of open cluster
discoveries, which are often designated using the same prefixes,
such as "Mrk 38", which is used to designate a particular Markarian
galaxy and also used for a particular open cluster. Using the "Cl"
prefix, i.e., "Cl Mrk 38" is one way to avoid the ambiguity.
|Prefix||Example|| || |
|Mark||Mark 335|| || |
|Markarian||Markarian 335|| || |
|Mkn||Mkn 335|| || |
|Mrk||Mrk 335|| || |