ESOcast 32: Most Distant Quasar Found
This ESOcast is about the discovery of the most distant quasar found to date. This brilliant beacon is powered by a black hole with a mass two billion times that of the Sun. It is by far the brightest object yet discovered in the early Universe.
More episodes of the ESOcast are also available.
Visual design and editing: Martin Kornmesser and Luis Calçada.
Editing: Herbert Zodet.
Web and technical support: Lars Holm Nielsen and Raquel Yumi Shida.
Written by: Sarah Roberts and Richard Hook.
Narration: Dr. J.
Music: Movetwo and John Dyson (from the album Darklight).
Footage and photos: ESO, A. M. Swinbank and S. Zieleniewski, Stéphane Guisard and José Francisco Salgado.
Directed by: Herbert Zodet and Richard Hook.
Executive producer: Lars Lindberg Christensen.
About the Video
|Release date:||29 June 2011, 19:00|
About the Object
|Type:||• X - Quasars & Black Holes|
• X - ESOcast