Quasar PKS 2349

In this image astronomers can thoroughly examine the quasar's nucleus.

Credit:

John Bahcall (Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton) Mike Disney (University of Wales) and NASA/ESA

About the Image

NASA press release
Id:opo9635b2
Type:Observation
Release date:19 November 1996, 15:00
Size:100 x 100 px

About the Object

Name:PKS 2349
Type:• Early Universe : Galaxy : Activity : AGN : Quasar
Distance:z=0.173 (redshift)
Constellation:Pisces

Image Formats

Large JPEG
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Screensize JPEG
127.5 KB

Coordinates

Position (RA):23 51 56.11
Position (Dec):-1° 9' 13.38"
Field of view:0.17 x 0.17 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 115.9° right of vertical

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
V
606 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2

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