Zooming-in on the remote quasar P172+18

This video sequence starts from a wide-field view of the region of the sky around P172+18 and closes in on the very distant quasar, a bright object that lies at the centre of a remote galaxy and is powered by a supermassive black hole. The galaxy itself is surrounded by a very large bubble of ionised gas; artist's impressions of both the bubble and the galaxy are seen in the sequence. The final view is an artist’s impression of the quasar and its radio jets.


ESO/M. Kornmesser/L. Calçada/Digitized Sky Survey 2/N. Risinger (skysurvey.org). Music: Astral Electronic

O filmie

Data publikacji:8 marca 2021 14:00
Powiązane komunikaty:eso2103
Czas trwania:52 s
Frame rate:25 fps

O obiekcie

Typ:Early Universe : Galaxy : Activity : AGN : Quasar
Kategoria:Quasars and Black Holes

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