Artist’s impression of distant quasar

This animation shows an artist’s impression of J043947.08+163415.7, a very distant quasar powered by a supermassive black hole. This object is by far the brightest object yet discovered in the early Universe.

Credit:

ESA/Hubble, NASA, M. Kornmesser

About the Video

Id:heic1902a
Release date:9 January 2019, 23:15
Related releases:heic1902
Duration:18 s
Frame rate:30 fps

About the Object

Name:J043947.08+163415.7
Type:Early Universe : Galaxy : Activity : AGN : Quasar
Category:Quasars and Black Holes

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