Position of the quasar 3C 279 in the constellation of Virgo

This map shows the position of the quasar 3C 279 — marked with an open red circle — in the constellation of Virgo (The Maiden).

Credit:

ESO, IAU and Sky & Telescope

About the Image

Id:eso1229f
Type:Artwork
Release date:18 July 2012, 12:00
Related releases:eso1229
Size:3338 x 3020 px

About the Object

Type:Unspecified : Sky Phenomenon : Night Sky : Constellation
Category:Illustrations

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