Radio Galaxy PKS 0521-36 - Ground-based View

In this ground-based image taken with the European Southern Observatory 3.6-meter telescope, the whole optical jet is embedded within the galaxy. To see the jet, star light from the galaxy is subtracted by computer processing.

Credit:

NASA & ESA

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo9016b
Type:Observation
Release date:4 October 1990, 05:00
Size:3000 x 2400 px

About the Object

Name:IRAS F05212-3630, QSO B0521-365
Type:• Early Universe : Galaxy
• X - Galaxies Images/Videos
Distance:z=0.05 (redshift)


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