A 3D animation of the most distant quasar

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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. Read more on the ESO press release eso1122.

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ESO/M. Kornmesser

About the Video

Id:astro_bw
Release date:29 June 2011, 19:00
Duration:37s

About the Object

Name:ULAS J1120+0641
Type:• Early Universe : Galaxy : Activity : AGN : Quasar
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