Zooming in on the unusual active galaxy Markarian 1018

This sequence takes the viewer deep into the rather faint constellation of Cetus (The Sea Monster). In the final stages the faint active galaxy Markarian 1018 is seen, in a recent image from the MUSE instrument on ESO’s Very Large Telescope.

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ESO/A. Fujii/Digitized Sky Survey 2/CARS survey

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Auðkenni:eso1631a
Útgáfudagur:Sep 15, 2016, 16:00 CEST
Tengdar fréttatilkynningar:eso1631
Tímalengd:50 s
Frame rate:30 fps

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Nafn:Markarian 1018
Tegund:Local Universe : Galaxy : Activity : AGN
Flokkur:Galaxies

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