A VLT/FORS1 spectrum of a Type II Quasar

The optical spectrum of the distant Type II Quasar CXOCDFS J033229.9 -275106 in the Chandra Deep Field South (CDFS), obtained with the FORS1 multi-mode instrument at VLT ANTU. Strong, redshifted emission lines of Hydrogen and ionised Helium, Oxygen, Nitrogen and Carbon are marked.

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About the Image

Id:eso0110b
Type:Chart
Release date:13 March 2001
Related releases:eso0110
Size:800 x 622 px

About the Object

Name:CXOCDFS J033229.9 -275106, Spectrum
Type:• Early Universe : Galaxy : Activity : AGN : Quasar
• X - Quasars & Black Holes
Distance:z=3.7 (redshift)

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