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A Primordial Quasar The nearest quasars are now known to be

A Primordial Quasar The nearest quasars are now known to be


From the Ashes of the First Stars

Quasars tend to inhabit young galaxies (galaxies that still have lots of gas and dust to "feed" the black hole centered within) and can emit up to a ...

ULAS J1120+0641, the furthest quasar (Credit: European Southern Observatory, CC

This is a long-exposure image from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope of massive galaxy cluster Abell 2744. It shows some of the faintest and youngest galaxies ...

'Direct Collapse' Black Holes May Explain Our Universe's Mysterious Quasars

Scientists Observe Distant Galaxy Powered by Cosmic Fuel

Cloud of gas around the distant quasar SDSS J102009.99+104002.7, taken by MUSE.

The Hubble Deep Field. This image, the result of 10 days' observation by

The energetic radiation of the quasar makes dark galaxies glow, helping astronomers to understand the obscure early stages of galaxy formation.

Artist's conception of the most-distant supermassive black hole ever discovered, which is part of a quasar from just 690 million years after the Big Bang.

A background quasar 12.5 billion light-years away from Earth shines near a young Milky

NASA's Hubble sees the 'teenage years' of quasars

This artist's concept illustrates a quasar, or feeding black hole, similar to APM 08279+5255, where astronomers discovered huge amounts of water vapor.

While distant host galaxies for quasars and active galactic nuclei can often be imaged in visible/infrared light, the jets themselves and the surrounding ...

Spiral galaxy NGC 7319 showing position of high-redshift quasar. Credit: NASA

Quasar 3C 273, the first ever discovered (Credit: ESA/NASA/Hubble

This view, taken with infrared light, is a false-color image of a quasar-starburst tandem with the most luminous starburst ever seen in such a combination.

Astronomers are really good at naming things before they know what they are. Such as "quasars," "blazars," "pulsars," "planetary nebula" (which have nothing ...

The visible/near-IR photos from Hubble show a massive star, about 25 times the mass of the Sun, that has winked out of existence, with no supernova or other ...

Quasar Clusters

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Distant, massive quasars show ultramassive black holes in their cores. It's very difficult to form them without a large seed, but a direct collapse black ...

UGC 6093 is classified as an active galaxy, which means that it hosts an active galactic nucleus.


Radio image of a quasar. The radio photons are made by high speed electrons spiralling around magnetic field lines (synchrotron radiation).

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It has a mass of about 886 Suns and it sports a large visible jet (about 10% of quasars are endowed with one). It's relatively close, at 2.4 billion light ...

Hubble images of quasar 3C 273. At right, a coronagraph is used to block

An Artist's interpretation of a Quasar

Quasar! The very name evokes visions of vast power, primordial matter, the brightness of a trillion suns, mystery.

... my own answer as per Quora; AGN's are common regions in some galaxies that contain supermassive black holes. Some are known to create relativistic jets;

Where are the Quasars Today

Artists' impression of a quasar: black hole (center) surrounded by a hot accretion disk, with two jets consisting of extremely fast particles ...

huge large quasar group

Gravitationally lensed quasar HE 1104-1805.

Detection ...

NGC 5866

A possible evolutionary sequence for galaxies


An artist's impression of a supermassive black hole devouring matter from an accretion disc

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Supermassive black hole - Image: Artist's impression of the huge outflow ejected from the quasar

Scientists use quasars to probe dark energy over 10 billion years in the past

HST 92-012A Optical Jet of Quasar 3C 273.jpg (249.9 kB, 3324x1595 - viewed 108 times.)

The Milky Way will eventually collide with the Andromeda galaxy (Credit: NASA)

The three images below are all of one quasar called M87. The far left image shows a radio map, taken with the VLA, revealing the beautiful radio jets and ...

Sb galaxy NGC 891 as seen edge-on in an optical image taken with the

NGC 4414, a typical spiral galaxy in the constellation Coma Berenices, is about 55,000 light-years in diameter and approximately 60 million light-years away ...

The Puzzle of the First Black Holes

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BOSS quasars yield a precise determination of cosmic expansion | AstronomicaMens

Large quasar group

A hypergiant star would fill much of our solar system (Credit: NASA/SPL

The Geminga Pulsar is around 815 light years away, and the crab is about 6,500 light years away, which makes the brightness of the Blazar at 7.1 billion ...

X-ray observations ...

Black Hole Holds Universe's Biggest Water Supply

Could dark matter really be first generation black holes? | Astronomy.com

Bright halos around 18 distant quasars.[37]

Supermassive black hole with torn-apart star (artist's impress

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Galaxy NGC 7319 and a quasar in front of

Even galaxies usually considered "normal" may fit in. The otherwise unremarkable spiral galaxy we live in has a very intense source of radio and infrared ...

Illustration of the distant galaxy CR7, which last year was discovered to house a pristine population of stars formed from the material direct from the Big ...

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Disk around a black hole in galaxy NGC 7052 (ground-based view)


Spectrum from quasar HE0940-1050 after it has travelled through intergalactic medium.

Composite image of ULAS J1120+0641 created from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey and the UKIRT Infrared Deep Sky Survey. The quasar appears as a faint red dot ...

What are quasars, really? (pulsars, stars, Sun, black hole) - Space -Outer space, planets, astronomy, exploration of space, NASA - City-Data Forum

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Astronomers identified rare pairs of quasars right next to each other on the sky and measured subtle differences in the absorption of intergalactic atoms ...

Even before the black holes at the heart of PG 1302-102 collided, life in that galaxy would have had a quasar to contend with!

Since the early 1980s it has been known that quasars tend to group together in clumps forming large quasar groups ( LQGs). In January, 2013 astronomers at ...

3C 273 - 3C 273 as imaged by the Hubble Space Telescope's Advanced Camera for Surveys

Observable universe - Hubble Ultra-Deep Field image of a region of the observable universe


HE0450-2958 - The "quasar without a home".

Tens of thousands of targets for surveying the Lyman-alpha forest of BOSS quasars were