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name: double quasar
name (alternate): qso 0957+561 a/b
typ (catalog): quasar (qso)
coordinates: (J2000)
ra: 10 h 1 m 20 s dec: 55 ° 53 ' 51 "
coord. for easier usage:
ra: 10.02222 dec: 55.8975 usage is easier but not so exact
please remember:
some of the values can slighty differ by day and condition.
distance (approx.):
7.80 billion lightyears convert this
brightness (visible):
16.70 mag recommended to stack images
ursa major (uma) symbolism: the great bear
proofpic: avaiable, please request if needed
different size: not added yet
additional Info: caltech, google, google images, simbad, wikipedia
extra text: first identified gravitationally lensed object, also called twin quasar
image (max. 500kb):
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processing: it's recommended to use: faint galaxy or comet
visible: yes