An international team led by researchers from the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (IAC) and the University of La Laguna (ULL) has discovered one of the brightest non-active galaxies in the early universe.
Rui Marques-Chaves, Ismael Pérez-Fournon, Yiping Shu, Paloma I. Martínez-Navajas, Adam S. Bolton, Christopher S. Kochanek, Masamune Oguri, Zheng Zheng, Shude Mao, Antonio D. Montero-Dorta, Matthew A. Cornachione, and Joel R. Brownstein, 2017, "Discovery of a very bright and intrinsically very luminous, strongly lensed Ly-alpha emitting galaxy at z = 2.82 in the BOSS Emission-Line Lens Survey", ApJL, 834, L18 [ ADS ].
"Discovered one of the brightest distant galaxies so far known", IAC Press Release, 17 Jan 2017.
"17 New Strong Gravitational Lenses Discovered by NAOC Researchers Using HST Data", NAOC Press Release.
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