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06/12/2017 Discovery of the most distant supermassive black hole

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Astronomers Observe Most-Distant Supermassive Black Hole

In 2017, astronomers published that they had found the quasar using data from the WISE combined with ground-based surveys from one of the Magellan Telescopes at Las Campanas Observatory in Chile, as well as the Large Binocular Telescope in Arizona. The related black hole of the quasar existed when the universe was about 690 million years old