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Hubble finds quasars acting as gravitational lenses

Astronomers have found several examples of galaxies containing quasars, which act as gravitational lenses, amplifying and distorting images of galaxies aligned behind them.
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Weekend Featured Image: Ist Ever Hubble Photo of a Galaxy's Glowing Disk of Matter Being Sucked into Its Supermassive Black Hole

Academics / General Science : The Daily Galaxy (3 years ago)

This picture shows a quasar that has been gravitationally lensed by a galaxy in the foreground, which can be seen as a faint shape around the two bright images of the quasar. Observations of one of the images show variations... Read Post

Quasars found acting as gravitational lenses

Academics / Astronomy : TG Daily - Space (2 years ago)

Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have found several quasars acting as gravitational lenses, making it easier to study the galaxies in which they're contained. read more Read Post

Astronomers using NASA's Hubble discover quasars acting as gravitational lenses

Academics / General Science : Science Codex (2 years ago)

Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have found several examples of galaxies containing quasars, which act as gravitational lenses, amplifying and distorting images of galaxies aligned behind them. Quasars are among the b... Read Post


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