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Quasars

Quasar 3C-273 has a prominent gaseous jet extending out 150,000 light-years from it. The picture was taken with the 200-inch Mount Palomar telescope.

Quasar 3C-273

3C-147, at arrow, seems as bright as the other stars around it, despite being 1,000,000 times more distant. The picture was taken with the 200-inch Mount Palomar telescope.

Quasar 3C-147

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