Rendering of WISE j224607.57-052635.0, the brightest galaxy

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Rendering of WISE j224607.57-052635.0, the brightest galaxy

Post by luxorion » Sat Aug 22, 2015 1:35 am

Hi,

Here is a rendering of the most luminous galaxy in the Universe just discovered, WISE J224607.57-052635.0.
Its luminosity is ~3.3x10E14 Ls (note that IC 1101 with is 10E14 Ms is close to this record too).

Located at 12.5 billion l.y, WISE J224607.57-052635.0 belongs to the "extremely luminous infrared galaxies," or ELIRGs, and probably contains a hypermassive black hole of billion of solar masses.

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Paper at :
http://iopscience.iop.org/0004-637X/805/2/90
http://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasas ... n-universe

More redenrings at http://www.astrosurf.com/luxorion/alien ... erings.htm

Cheers,
Thierry
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Re: Rendering of WISE j224607.57-052635.0, the brightest gal

Post by bystander » Sat Aug 22, 2015 1:49 am

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Re: Rendering of WISE j224607.57-052635.0, the brightest gal

Post by Guest » Sat Sep 19, 2015 3:33 pm

Two new renderings
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