Bright halos around distant quasars

This mosaic shows 18 of the 19 quasars observed by an international team of astronomers, led by the ETH Zurich, Switzerland. Each observed quasar is surrounded by a bright gaseous halo. It is the first time that a survey of quasars shows such bright halos around all of the observed quasars.

The discovery was made using the MUSE instrument at ESO’s Very Large Telescope.

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ESO/Borisova et al.

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Id:eso1638a
Tipi:Ngjitje
Data e Publikimit:Oct 26, 2016, 12:00 CEST
Publikime të ngjashme:eso1638
Përmasat:1390 x 730 px

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Tipi:Early Universe : Galaxy : Activity : AGN : Quasar
Kategori:Quasars and Black Holes

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