(Q604603)

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Hanny's Voorwerp

rare type of astronomical object called a quasar ionization echo, appears as a bright blob close to spiral galaxy IC 2497 in the constellation Leo Minor;discovered by schoolteacher, while she was participating as a volunteer in the Galaxy Zoo project

  • Hanny's thingy
  • quasar ionization echo

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Hannys voorwerp.jpg
1,194 × 1,674; 1.83 MB
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J094103.80+344334.2
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SDSS J094103.80+344334.2
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650,000,000 light-year
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Hanny's Voorwerp
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