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ESA/Hubble heic1507: Hubble finds ghosts of quasars past. The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has imaged a set of enigmatic quasar ghosts — ethereal green objects which mark the graves of these objects that flickered to life and then faded. The eight unusual looped structures orbit their host galaxies ...

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ESA/Hubble News
2 April 2015

The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has imaged a set of enigmatic quasar ghosts — ethereal green objects which mark the graves of these objects that flickered to life and then faded. The eight unusual looped structures orbit their host galaxies and glow in a bright and eerie goblin-green hue. They offer new insights into the turbulent pasts of these galaxies.

The release, images and videos are available on:
http://www.spacetelescope.org/news/heic1507/

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2 April 2015




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