Sample galaxy 29263

A distant, obscured quasar. Quasars are the brilliant beacons of light that are powered by black holes feasting on captured material.


NASA, ESA/Hubble, and K. Schawinski (Yale University, USA)

About the Image

NASA press release
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Release date:27 June 2012, 13:50
Size:600 x 600 px

About the Object

Type:Early Universe : Galaxy : Activity : AGN : Quasar
Category:Quasars and Black Holes

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