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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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Hubble traces the halo of a galaxy more accurately than ever before

Academics / General Science : Science Codex (46 minutes ago)

Astronomers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have probed the extreme outskirts of the stunning elliptical galaxy Centaurus A. The galaxy's halo of stars has been found to extend much further from the galaxy's centre than ex... 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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