Lensed quasar

WFI2033-4723 is among the five best lensed quasars discovered to date. The foreground galaxy creates four distinct images of the distant quasar around it.

Credit:

ESA/Hubble, NASA, Suyu et al.

About the Image

Id:heic1702f
Type:Observation
Release date:26 January 2017, 16:00
Related releases:heic1702
Size:400 x 400 px

About the Object

Name:WFI2033-4723
Type:Early Universe : Galaxy : Activity : AGN : Quasar
Early Universe : Cosmology : Phenomenon : Lensing
Constellation:Indus
Category:Cosmology
Quasars and Black Holes

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Coordinates

Position (RA):20 33 42.18
Position (Dec):-47° 23' 43.28"
Field of view:0.08 x 0.08 arcminutes
Orientation:North is -0.0° left of vertical

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
V
555 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS
Optical
I
814 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS
Infrared
H
1.6 μm Hubble Space Telescope
WFC3

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