Distant Quasar Providing Clues to Early-Universe Conditions

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Credit: B. Saxton (NRAO/AUI/NSF)

VLBA image of the quasar P35215, at a distance of nearly 13 billion light-years from Earth. Three main components of the object are seen, with two of them showing further substructure.

Image Source: https://public.nrao.edu/?post_type=release=11071

Curator: NRAO/AUI/NSF, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA

Image Use Policy: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/)

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Image Details

Image Type
Observation
Object Name
PSO J352.403415.3373 at z = 5.84
Subject - Distant Universe
Galaxy > Activity > AGN > Quasar

Distance

Nrao_nrao_gallerynrao18df3_128
 

Position Details

Position
RA = 23h 29m 36.8s
DEC = -15° 20’ 14.4”
Orientation
North is up
Field of View
0.0 x 0.0 arcminutes
Constellation
Aquarius

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Arrow_left_yellow VLBA Radio (18cm) 194.5 mm
Arrow_left_red VLBA Radio (18cm) 194.5 mm
Spectrum_ir2
Arrow_top_yellow
Arrow_top_red
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ID
NRAO_Gallerynrao18df3
Subject Category
D.5.3.2.1  
Subject Name
PSO J352.403415.3373 at z = 5.84
Credits
B. Saxton (NRAO/AUI/NSF)
Release Date
Lightyears
1.3E+10
Redshift
1.3E+10
Reference Url
https://public.nrao.edu/?post_type=release=11071
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Good
Distance Notes
Facility
VLBA, VLBA
Instrument
Color Assignment
Yellow, Red
Band
Radio, Radio
Bandpass
18cm, 18cm
Central Wavelength
1.9445E+8, 1.9445E+8
Start Time
2018-01-23
Integration Time
Dataset ID
Notes
Coordinate Frame
Equinox
2000
Reference Value
352.4034333, -15.3373431
Reference Dimension
1170, 1170
Reference Pixel
244.5, 323.9999695
Scale
-0.000000185185186300000, 0.000000185185186300000
Rotation
0
Coordinate System Projection:
SIN
Quality
FITS Header
Notes
Creator (Curator)
NRAO/AUI/NSF
URL
https://public.nrao.edu
Name
NRAO/AUI/NSF
Email
outreach@nrao.edu
Telephone
Address
520 Edgemont Road
City
Charlottesville
State/Province
Virginia
Publisher
NRAO/AUI/NSF
Publisher ID
nrao
Resource ID
Metadata Date
2018-07-10T12:29:56-04:00
Metadata Version
1.1
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