Photo: First Triple Quasar Found, May Shed Light on Early Universe



A false-color image from the W. M. Keck Observatory in Hawaii shows the first observed triple quasar—a trio of enormous, hyperactive black holes in close proximity to each other.

The three quasars are 10.5 billion light-years away from Earth, meaning that the light being recorded is actually a glimpse into the early universe.

Image courtesy S. G. Djorgovski et al., Caltech, EPFL


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