A Stretched Ring of Galactic Light from Quasar PG1115+080 in Infrared
A Stretched Ring of Galactic Light from Quasar PG1115+080 in Infrared
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News release ID: STScI-1998-37
Release Date: Oct 26, 1998
Image Use: Copyright
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In this NICMOS image, the four quasar images and the lens galaxy have been subtracted, revealing a nearly complete ring of infrared light.


Tags
Active Galaxies/Quasars, Astronomical, Exotic, Galaxies, Gravitational Lensing, Hubble Telescope

Credits

Credit: Christopher D. Impey (University of Arizona)