What is the distance to the farthest known quasar from earth?

1 Answer
Nov 18, 2015

12.9 billion light years


European astronomers recently found the furthest quasar, which was 12.9 billion light years away from earth and it is named ULAS J1120+0641.
This quasar was found in 2011 and scientists used ESO’s Very Large Telescope to find it.