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How far away is the nearest quasar?

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Quasars are generally considered to be up to 10-12 billion light-years away. Despite being the brightest quasar visible from earth (and therefore the first to be discovered) EC-273 is not actually the closest to Earth. A quasar named PKS2349 is actually the closest, being around 1500 million light years away (1.5 billion) from earth.

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