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Spectrum of a QSO with redshift 3.8

Sargent, Wallace L. W. and Filippenko, Alexei V. and Steidel, Charles C. and Hazard, Cyril and McMahon, Richard G. (1986) Spectrum of a QSO with redshift 3.8. Nature, 322 (6074). pp. 40-42. ISSN 0028-0836. doi:10.1038/322040a0.

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Hazard et al. have described the circumstances leading to the identification of a quasi-stellar object (QSO) (1208 + 1011) with z = 3.82 ± 0.04. Here we present a moderate-resolution optical spectrum of this object. Its precise redshift, z = 3.803 ± 0.005, is the highest ever recorded.

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Additional Information:© Nature Publishing Group 1986. Received 18 February; accepted 9 May 1986. We thank J. Henning, C. Price, S. Staples and D. Tennant for assistance at Palomar Observatory. This research was supported by NSF grant AST84-16704 (W.L.W.S.) and by the Miller Institute for Basic Research in Science (A.V.F.).
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