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Two Quasars

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About this observation
Observer
Steve Knight
Time of observation
09/05/2018 - 23:10
Object
3C 273, RX J1230.8+0115
Observing location
Warkworth
Equipment
Starwave 70ED f6 refractor
Canon modified Kiss X4 DSLR
Astrotrac
CLS Filter
Exposure
x23 1 minute exposures ISO 1600
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Two Quasars.

Top is the well known quasar 3C 273 the light has taken 2.4 billion years to reach us.

One degree SE is the slighly less known RX J1230.8+0115, this light has taken 1.5 billion years to reach us.

The three galaxies in top left in the foreground are NGC 4536, NGC 4533 & NGC 4257.

The line is the Terra Earth Observation Satellite.

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