Wide-field view of the sky around the supermassive black hole’s web

This image shows the sky around SDSS J103027.09+052455.0, a quasar powered by a supermassive black hole surrounded by at least six galaxies. This picture was created from images in the Digitized Sky Survey 2.

Credit:

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

About the Image

Id:eso2016c
Type:Observation
Release date:1 October 2020, 09:00
Related releases:eso2016
Size:7765 x 8743 px

About the Object

Name:SDSS J103027.09+052455.0
Type:Early Universe : Galaxy : Component : Central Black Hole
Constellation:Sextans
Category:Quasars and Black Holes
Stars

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Coordinates

Position (RA):10 30 25.99
Position (Dec):5° 24' 31.81"
Field of view:130.24 x 146.65 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.0° right of vertical

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
B
491 nmDigitized Sky Survey 2
Optical
R
658 nmDigitized Sky Survey 2

 

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