Newly Found Galaxies (SINFONI/VLT)

Images of the region around 14 quasars where a previously hidden galaxy was detected via its hydrogen emission using the SINFONI instrument on ESO's Very Large Telescope. The contours show the quasars, while the arrow represents 1 arcsecond (~ 26 000 light-years at the distance of these galaxies, which is roughly 7 700 million light-years). North is up, East is left, and the colour-coding reflects the relative hydrogen fluxes of the sources.

Credit:

ESO

About the Image

Id:eso0740a
Type:Observation
Release date:14 September 2007
Related releases:eso0740
Size:2090 x 1426 px

About the Object

Name:Galaxies, Quasar
Type:• Early Universe : Galaxy
• Early Universe : Galaxy : Activity : AGN : Quasar
• X - Galaxies

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Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Infrared
Near-IR
Very Large Telescope
SINFONI

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