The sky around the quasar QSO J2246-6015

This wide-field view shows the sky around a very rare galaxy and quasar pair in the southern constellation of Tucana (The Toucan). The quasar and galaxy are too faint to show up on this picture from a relatively small telescope, but their position is marked. This image was created using images from the Digitized Sky Survey 2.

Credit:

ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2. Acknowledgement: Davide De Martin

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About the Image

Id:eso1330b
Language:en-us
Type:Observation
Release date:4 July 2013, 20:00
Related releases:eso1330
Size:10693 x 10714 px

About the Object

Name:Tucana
Type:• Early Universe : Galaxy : Activity : AGN : Quasar
• X - Quasars & Black Holes
Constellation:Tucana

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Coordinates

Position (RA):22 46 11.33
Position (Dec):-60° 15' 8.13"
Field of view:179.64 x 179.99 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 1.0° right of vertical
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