Brightest quasar ever found shines with the intensity of 600 trillion Suns

From our point of view here on Earth, the brightest object in the sky is unquestionably the Sun. But this unremarkable star is a mere 10-watt bulb compared to quasars, extremely luminous galactic cores that shine so intensely thanks to their ravenous hunger for nearby material. Now, astronomers have detected the brightest quasar ever found, shining with the light of almost 600 trillion Suns... Continue Reading Brightest quasar ever found shines with the intensity of 600 trillion Suns Category: Space Tags: Astronomy Galaxy Gravitational lensing Hubble Quasar University of Arizona WISE

Brightest quasar ever found shines with the intensity of 600 trillion Suns

From our point of view here on Earth, the brightest object in the sky is unquestionably the Sun. But this unremarkable star is a mere 10-watt bulb compared to quasars, extremely luminous ...

Sun 13 Jan 19 from Gizmag

Cosmic telescope zooms in on the beginning of time

Observations from Gemini Observatory identify a key fingerprint of an extremely distant quasar, allowing astronomers to sample light emitted from the dawn of time. Astronomers happened upon ...

Wed 9 Jan 19 from Phys.org

Ultrabright quasar lit up the early universe

Astronomers have just discovered a galaxy with a supermassive black hole at its core, and it's located over 12.8 billion light-years away from Earth, just a billion years shy of the Big Bang.

Fri 11 Jan 19 from FOXNews

Ultrabright Quasar Lit Up the Early Universe, Wed 9 Jan 19 from Livescience

The Brightest Quasar of the Early Universe Shines with the Light of 600 Trillion Suns

The energetic core of a distant galaxy blasts past the record for brightest object in the early universe, blazing with the light equivalent to 600 trillion suns.

Fri 11 Jan 19 from SPACE.com

13-billion-year-old quasar is spotted by astronomers which is brighter than 600 TRILLION suns

Experts from Arizona University used the twin Gemini telescopes in Hawaii and Chile to probe the quasar, dissecting a swath of the infrared part of the celestial object's light spectrum.

Thu 10 Jan 19 from Daily Mail

Light from dawn of time discovered

An extremely distant quasar has been discovered, one that astronomers say emits light from the dawn of time, a new study suggests.        

Wed 9 Jan 19 from USA today

Trillions of starts light up the dawn of the universe

Tucson AZ (SPX) Jan 17, 2019 With the help of NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers have discovered the brightest object ever seen at a time when the universe was less than one billion ...

Thu 17 Jan 19 from SpaceDaily

Astronomers uncover the brightest quasar in the early universe

Astronomers have discovered the brightest object ever seen at a time when the universe was less than one billion years old. With the help of multiple, world-class telescopes in Hawaii, researchers ...

Thu 10 Jan 19 from Eurekalert

Hubble sees the brightest quasar in the early Universe

The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has discovered the brightest quasar ever seen in the early Universe. After 20 years of searching, astronomers have identified the ancient quasar with the ...

Thu 10 Jan 19 from Eurekalert

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