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Lensed quasar

Lensed quasar

Date: 25 January 2017
Satellite: Hubble Space Telescope
Depicts: B1608+656
Copyright: ESA/Hubble, NASA, Suyu et al.

B1608+656 is among the five best lensed quasars discovered to date. The two foreground galaxies smear the light of the more distant quasar's host galaxy into bright arcs.
Last Update: 1 September 2019
22-May-2024 10:20 UT

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