Quasi-stellar object

[kwey-zahy-stel-er, kwey-sahy-, kwah-see-, -zee-] /ˈkweɪ zaɪˈstɛl ər, ˈkweɪ saɪ-, ˈkwɑ si-, -zi-/

Abbreviation: QSO.
a member of any of several classes of astronomical bodies, including quasars (strong radio sources) and quasi-stellar galaxies (no traceable radio emission), both of which have exceptionally large red shifts QSO


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