Dark galaxies of the early Universe (cutouts)

This image shows 12 close-up images of dark galaxies. These are essentially devoid of stars and would normally be invisible to telescopes. However, their gas is being illuminated by the intense light from a nearby quasar, making them visible to the VLT.

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ESO, Digitized Sky Survey 2 and S. Cantalupo (UCSC)

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Data e Publikimit:Kor 11, 2012, 12:00 CEST
Publikime të ngjashme:eso1228
Përmasat:1565 x 527 px

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Emri:HE 0109-3518
Tipi:Early Universe : Galaxy : Activity : AGN : Quasar
Kategori:Quasars and Black Holes

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