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
• X - Quasars/AGN/Black Hole Images/Videos
Distance:z=0.173 (redshift)

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
V
606 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2

Image Formats

Large JPEG
12.1 KB
Screensize JPEG
127.9 KB

Also see our