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Quasar PG 0052+251

Quasar PG 0052+251

Depicts: PG 0052+251
Copyright: John Bahcall (Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton) Mike Disney (University of Wales) and NASA

This image shows quasar PG 0052+251, which is 1.4 billion light-years from Earth, at the core of a normal spiral galaxy. Astronomers are surprised to find host galaxies, such as this one, that appear undisturbed by the strong quasar radiation.
Last Update: 1 September 2019
26-Feb-2024 10:23 UT

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