blazar Markarian 501

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blazar Markarian 501

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https://phys.org/news/2021-09-astronome ... arian.html

It's about 13-14 visual magnitude so observable.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Markarian_501

http://simbad.u-strasbg.fr/simbad/sim-i ... rian%20501

Since it is very bright at very high energies don't forget the lead filter! :lol:
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