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# As a result of a new technique that combines light from two

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As a result of a new technique that combines light from two powerful telescopes, astronomers have recently identified the torus at the center of the active galactic nucleus NGC 1068 as a warm compact structure composed of dust and gas and measuring several light-years across.

a. measuring
b. measures
c. measured
d. it measured
e. is measuring

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Originally posted by disenapati on 23 Sep 2018, 04:33.
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23 Sep 2018, 04:45
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As a result of a new technique that combines light from two powerful telescopes, astronomers have recently identified the torus at the center of the active galactic nucleus NGC 1068 as a warm compact structure composed of dust and gas and measuring several light-years across.

a. measuring
b. measures
c. measured
d. it measured
e. is measuring

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23 Sep 2018, 08:29
1+A
1. Composed of dust and gas
2. Measuring several light years across
Both modify compact structure
Parallel structure (verb-ed and verb-ing modifiers)

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24 Sep 2018, 06:59
1. Need clarification on Verb-ed and Verb-ing
2. as a compact structure has to be parallel to measuring ? If so, shouldn't there be another----- as a ... ??
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1. Need clarification on Verb-ed and Verb-ing
2. as a compact structure has to be parallel to measuring ? If so, shouldn't there be another----- as a ... ??

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As a result of a new technique that combines light from two powerful telescopes, astronomers have recently identified the torus at the center of the active galactic nucleus NGC 1068 as a warm compact structure composed of dust and gas and measuring several light-years across.

a. measuring: correct
b. measures: not parallel with "composed"
c. measured : : Meaning error
d. it measured : not parallel with "composed"
e. is measuring : not parallel with "composed"
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