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name: apm 08279
name (alternate): qso b0827+5255
typ (catalog): quasar (qso)
coordinates: (J2000)
ra: 8 h 31 m 41.6 s dec: 52 ° 45 ' 18 "
coord. for easier usage:
ra: 8.52806 dec: 52.755 usage is easier but not so exact
please remember:
some of the values can slighty differ by day and condition.
distance (approx.):
11.97 billion lightyears convert this
brightness (visible):
15.20 mag
redshift:
z=3.910 also called high redshift object
constellation:
lynx (lyn) symbolism: the lynx
proofpic: avaiable, please request if needed
different size: not added yet
additional Info: caltech, google, google images, simbad, wikipedia
extra text: most distant quasar visible with amateur equipment, gravitationally lensed
image (max. 500kb): click here to view the image
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processing: it's recommended to use: multi luminance 50
visible: yes