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View Full Version : Ancient Quasar Shines Brightly, But All the Galaxy’s Stars Are Missing



Fraser
2012-Oct-23, 10:20 PM
Hubble Space Telescope image of J1148+5251. Credit: NASA/ESA/M. Mechtley, R. Windhorst, Arizona State University Quasars have been the best and most easily observed beacons for astronomers to probe the distant Universe, and one of the most distant and brightest quasars is providing a bit of a surprise. Astronomers studying a distant galaxy, dubbed J1148+5251 and [...]

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