Dark galaxies of the early Universe (cutouts)

This image shows 12 close-up images of dark galaxies. These are essentially devoid of stars and would normally be invisible to telescopes. However, their gas is being illuminated by the intense light from a nearby quasar, making them visible to the VLT.

Autorska prava:

ESO, Digitized Sky Survey 2 and S. Cantalupo (UCSC)

O slici

Datum objavljivanja:11. jul 2012. 12:00
Povezana saopštenja:eso1228
Veličina:1565 x 527 px

O objektu

Naziv:HE 0109-3518
Tip:Early Universe : Galaxy : Activity : AGN : Quasar
Kategorija:Quasars and Black Holes

Formati slika

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