Storm in the teacup (quasar)

This is a good example of a galaxy which we know pretty well, but keep probing further into.

Does that make sense to you?

See, it’s a quasar. That’s fine. These are awesome objects with their own Wikipedia article and everything.

Quasars radiate, but we are not quite sure as to what created all of the radiation out there in that tea handle. Not at all. It’s a timing thing, you know.


Might be an idea to click through to the source. 😉

Image source
Image credits: X-ray: NASA/CXC/University of Cambridge/G. Lansbury et al; optical: NASA/STScI/W. Keel et al

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