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quasar

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  1. an extremely powerful and distant active galactic nucleus

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    created by user picturefactobot on December 27, 2008
  2. The first quasars were discovered with radio telescopes in the late 1950s

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  3. contraction of QUASi-stellAR radio source

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  4. They were first identified as being high redshift sources of electromagnetic energy, including radio waves and visible light that were point-like, similar to stars, rather than extended sources similar to galaxies

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  5. SKY-MAP.ORG SDSS image of quasar 3C 273

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