The MQS searchable database contains information on ~800 active galactic nuclei (AGNs) located behind the Magellanic Clouds.
To date the MQS team has confirmed 713 new and 45 previously known quasars.
The Magellanic Quasars Survey. III. Spectroscopic Confirmation of 758 AGNs Behind the Magellanic Clouds
all together 758 LMC/SMC quasars - Kozlowski et al. 2013, ApJ, 775, 92 (arXiv:1305.6927)
The Magellanic Quasars Survey. II. Confirmation of 144 New AGN Behind the Southern Edge of the Large Magellanic Cloud
144 LMC quasars - Kozlowski et al. 2012, ApJ, 746, 27 (arXiv:1106.3110)
The Magellanic Quasars Survey. I. Doubling the Number of Known Active Galactic Nuclei Behind the Small Magellanic Cloud
29 SMC quasars - Kozlowski, Kochanek & Udalski, 2011, ApJS, 194, 22 (arXiv:1102.0703)
See also the August 2011 edition of the AAO Observer that features our article on
the MQS results
arXiv, page 11
The OGLE-IV color image for the most distant QSO at z=3.99 discovered by MQS.
Updated: 2013 September 19
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