Quasar 3C 286 as observed with ALMA

The contours represent the intensity of the radio waves emitted by 3C 286 and the purple bars show the polarization direction. The smaller region of emission to the right is a part of the jet ejected by the quasar, which is the central peak.

Credit:

ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO), Nagai et al.

About the Image

Id:ann16050b
Type:Chart
Release date:19 July 2016, 14:00
Related announcements:ann16050
Size:1199 x 992 px

About the Object

Type:Early Universe : Galaxy : Activity : AGN : Quasar
Category:Quasars and Black Holes

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