A 3D animation of the most distant quasar

This artist’s impression shows how ULAS J1120+0641, a very distant quasar powered by a black hole with a mass two billion times that of the Sun, may have looked. This quasar is the most distant yet found and is seen as it was just 770 million years after the Big Bang. This object is by far the brightest object yet discovered in the early Universe.

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ESO/M. Kornmesser

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Id:eso1122c
Data de divulgação:29 de Junho de 2011 às 19:00
Notícias relacionadas:eso1122
Duração:43 s
Frame rate:30 fps

Sobre o objeto

Nome:ULAS J1120+0641
Tipo:Early Universe : Galaxy : Activity : AGN : Quasar
Categoria:Quasars and Black Holes

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