Location of the supermassive black hole’s web in the constellation of Sextans

This chart shows the location of SDSS J103027.09+052455.0, a quasar powered by a supermassive black hole surrounded by at least six galaxies, in the constellation of Sextans. The map includes most of the stars visible to the unaided eye under good conditions, and the location of the structure is indicated by a red circle.


ESO, IAU and Sky & Telescope

About the Image

Release date:1 October 2020, 09:00
Related releases:eso2016
Size:3338 x 3284 px

About the Object

Type:Unspecified : Sky Phenomenon : Night Sky : Constellation

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