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Quasar PKS 2349

Quasar PKS 2349

Depicts: PKS 2349
Copyright: John Bahcall (Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton) Mike Disney (University of Wales) and NASA

Images taken by the Hubble Space Telescope have allowed astronomers to clearly see the link between quasars and their companion galaxies. Some quasars, such as the one in this two-panel image, have been caught in the act of merging or colliding with their companion galaxies.
Last Update: 1 September 2019
29-Feb-2024 06:18 UT

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