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What is the Unified AGN model?

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Let’s not get ahead of ourselves. Firstly, what is an AGN, or Active Galactic Nuclei? An AGN is a supermassive black hole at the center of a galaxy. Almost every galaxy is thought to contain a black hole at the center, with a mass of millions to billions of Suns! Not all of these black holes are active, but the ones that are can even outshine their entire galaxy.