Artist’s conception of the central portion of the galaxy that hosts the quasar SDSS J135246.37+423923.5 viewed at optical wavelengths

The image shows an artist’s conception of the central portion of the galaxy that hosts the quasar SDSS J135246.37+423923.5 viewed at optical wavelengths. Thick winds obscure our view, and imprint signatures of the energetic outflow on the SDSS spectrum.

Credit:

International Gemini Observatory/NOIRLab/NSF/AURA/P. Marenfeld

About the Image

Id:noirlab2009b
Type:Artwork
Release date:April 14, 2020, 3 a.m.
Related releases:noirlab2009
Size:4500 x 4500 px

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