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Name: david clifton
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What is a quasar?

Hi David-

I found the answer under "auasar- sorry, "quasar"- in my dictionary. In addition, they seem to radiate an awful lot of energy, but no visible light.

I think that you will probably find an entry under "quasar" in your favorite (modern) encyclopedia. When you want to discuss details , then we might be able to help you.

J Lu

Quasars are strong sources that radiate mostly in radio, though some of them radiate visible light too. These objects are ery far away so they appear as small objects, and were mistaken for peculier stars untill their radio counterparts were discovered or identified.

These are the farthest known objects in the Universe.


Thanks, Jasjeet.

You may have successfully dissuaded an inqiring student from learning how to do his own research by displaying your own impressive ability to read commonly available materials.


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