@guac · 7 months ago

Hubble spots double quasars in merging galaxies


Lynn Jenner, Nasa'S Goddard Space Flight Center


NASA's Hubble Space Telescope is "seeing double." Peering back 10 billion years into the universe's past, Hubble astronomers found a pair of quasars that are so close to each other they look like a single object in ground-based telescopic photos, but not in Hubble's crisp view.