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Artist's impression of distant quasar

Artist's impression of distant quasar


Date: 08 January 2019
Satellite: Hubble Space Telescope
Copyright: ESA/Hubble, NASA, M. Kornmesser

This artist's impression shows how J043947.08+163415.7, a very distant quasar powered by a supermassive black hole, may look close up. This object is by far the brightest quasar yet discovered in the early Universe.

Last Update: 1 September 2019
17-Oct-2019 02:45 UT

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