Hubble Space Telescope Images of a Sample of Twenty Nearby Luminous Quasars

@article{Bahcall1996HubbleST,
  title={Hubble Space Telescope Images of a Sample of Twenty Nearby Luminous Quasars},
  author={J. Bahcall and S. Kirhakos and D. H. Saxe and D. Schneider},
  journal={arXiv: Astrophysics},
  year={1996}
}
  • J. Bahcall, S. Kirhakos, +1 author D. Schneider
  • Published 1996
  • Physics
  • arXiv: Astrophysics
  • Observations with the Wide-Field Camera of the Hubble Space Telescope are presented for a representative sample of 20 intrinsically luminous quasars with redshifts smaller than 0.30. These observations show that luminous quasars occur in diverse environments that include ellipticals as bright as the brightest cluster galaxies (2), apparently normal ellipticals (10), apparently normal spirals with H II regions (3), complex systems of gravitationally interacting components (3), and faint… CONTINUE READING
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