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- n. Acronym of ultra-luminous infra-red galaxy.
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A great advantage of studying OHMG systems over the general ULIRG population, is that the circum-nuclear disks are effectively "fixed" at an inner, edge on, orientation, eliminating varying inclination as a nuisance parameter.
This makes NGC 2623 a ULIRG: an ultraluminous infrared galaxy.
"Arp 220 is the most famous ULIRG," says Dr. Taniguchi, who is Professor of Ehime University in Japan.
ULIRG are very likely the dominant mode of cosmic star formation in the early Universe, and Arp 220 is the key object to understand starburst activities in ULIRG, "Yoshiaki Taniguchi, an expert from the Ehime university in Japan and also a team member in the new study, explained.