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June 19, 2012 01:00 PM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-2012-27

Most Quasars Live on Snacks, Not Large Meals

Technical facts about this news release:

About the Object
Object Description: Extended Chandra Deep Field South galaxies from the CANDELS Survey
About the Data
Data Description:

The images were created from Hubble data from proposals: 12061 and 12062 (PI: S. Faber, University of California, Santa Cruz).

The science team includes: K. Schawinski, B. Simmons, C.M. Urry, and E. Glikman (Yale University) and E. Treister (Universidad de Concepcion, Casilla, Chile).

Instrument: WFC3/IR
About this Release
Image Credit: NASA, ESA, and K. Schawinski (Yale University)
Release Date: June 19, 2012

This image is a composite of separate exposures acquired by the WFC3 IR instrument. Several filters were used to sample various wavelength ranges. The color results from assigning different hues (colors) to each monochromatic (grayscale) image associated with an individual filter. In this case, the assigned colors are:

F125W (J) blue
F160W (H) orange