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