About the Object

Name: SDSS J165202.64+172852.3
Distance: z=2.94 (redshift)
Constellation: Hercules
Category: Quasars and Black Holes

Coordinates

Position (RA):16 52 2.68
Position (Dec):17° 28' 52.00"
Field of view:1.57 x 1.57 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 42.4° right of vertical



Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
I
814 nmHubble Space Telescope
ACS
Infrared
H
1.6 μmHubble Space Telescope
WFC3

Wide Field Hubble View of Extremely Red Quasar SDSS J165202.64+172852.3

This field of view from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope is centred on the quasar SDSS J165202.64+172852.3. The quasar is an “extremely red” quasar that exists in the very early Universe, 11.5 billion years ago.

[Image Description: This visual shows a wide field view of multiple galaxies in the field of view, centred on the quasar that is the focus of this study.]

 

Credit:

ESA/Hubble, NASA, N. Zakamska

About the Image

Id: weic2217c
Type: Observation
Release date: 20 October 2022, 16:00
Related releases: weic2217
Size: 1878 x 1878 px


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