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Hubble Surveys the Homes of Quasars

The Space Telescope Electronic Information Service has recently released breathtaking Hubble Telescope photos of galaxies that "host" quasars. The quasars seem to "live in a remarkable variety of galaxies, many of which are violently colliding....Hubble researchers are intrigued by the fact that the quasars studied do not appear to have obviously damaged the galaxies in which they live." The photos are of galactic objects 1.4 and 1.5 billion light years from Earth. Photos are in black and white and color, and at various resolutions. The photos are accompanied by an explanatory caption, background material on quasars, and an MPEG model of a quasar.
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  • https://scout.wisc.edu/report/1996/1122
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1996
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November 22nd, 1996
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April 3rd, 2003 at 10:36am
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December 22nd, 2012 at 11:11am
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