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NASA Unveils First Images From Chandra X-Ray Observatory October 10, 2008

Posted by jtintle in Deep Space, Space Fotos.
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PKS 0637-752
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NASA/CXC/SAO

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PKS 0637-752 is so distant that we see it as it was 6 billion years ago. It is a luminous quasar that radiates with the power of 10 trillion suns from a region smaller than our solar system. The source of this prodigious energy is believed to be a supermassive black hole.

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This is the first image posted by the Chandra X-Ray Observatory, on August 26, 1999.

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