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An Ultra-Luminous Quasar at z = 5.363 with a Ten Billion Solar Mass Black Hole and a Metal-Rich DLA at z ~ 5

Wang, Feige; Wu, Xue-Bing; Fan, Xiaohui; Yang, Jinyi; Cai, Zheng; Yi, Weimin; Zuo, Wenwen; Wang, Ran; McGreer, Ian; Ho, Luis C.; Kim, Minjin; Yang, Qian; Bian, Fuyan; Jiang, Linhua


We report the discovery of an ultra-luminous quasar J030642.51+185315.8 (hereafter J0306+1853) at redshift 5.363, which hosts a supermassive black hole with MBH = (1.07 ± 0.27) × 1010 M. With an absolute magnitude M1450

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Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Astrophysical Journal Letters
DOI: 10.1088/2041-8205/807/1/L9
Access Rights: Open Access


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