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Most Distant Black Hole X-Ray Blast Discovered

Most Distant Black Hole X-Ray Blast Discovered

This composite image shows the most distant X-ray jet ever observed. X-ray data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory are shown in blue, radio data from the NSF's Very Large Array are shown in purple and optical data from NASA's Hubble Space Te

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What will survive this battle of the galaxies? Known as Seyfert's Sextet, this intriguing group of galaxies lies in the head portion of the split constellation of the Snake (Serpens).

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has found that the black hole at the center of our Milky Way galaxy ate its last big meal about 6 million years ago, when it consumed a large clump of infalling gas. After the meal, the engorged black hole burped out a colossal bubble of gas weighing the equivalent of millions of suns, which now billows above and below our galaxy's center.

Hubble dates black hole's last big meal

The massive black hole ate its last big meal about 6 million years ago, when it consumed a large clump of infalling gas.

When a star encounters a black hole, tidal forces stretch the star into an elongated blob before tearing it apart, as seen in these images from a computer simulation by James Guillochon of Harvard University.

New study shows what happens during the destruction of a star as it falls into a black hole, contradicting a 2012 report of the disruption of an exotic helium star Enrico Ramirez-Ruiz uses computer simulations to explore the universe’s most violent.

Sagittarius A*. This image was taken with NASA's Chandra X-Ray Observatory. Ellipses indicate light echoes.  Credit: NASA/Wikipedia

Milky Way's Supermassive Black Hole Casts a Shadow --Nixes Theoretical Models - Courtesy of The Daily Galaxy

Centaurus A (NGC 5128) : Merging Galaxies - This merger has a supermassive black hole, about 55 million solar masses, that is ejecting a relativistic jet responsible for X-ray and radio wavelength emissions. The jet is moving at about half the speed of light. This composite is from APEX/radio/orange, Chandra/X-ray/blue/ESO/visible light, which shows background stars and the vast dust lane in near "true color"

An active supermassive black hole at the core of the Centaurus A galaxy blasts jets of radiation into space. MPIfR/ESO/APEX/A.Weiss et al. NASA/CXC/CfA/R.Kraft et al. (X-ray))

images of singing black holes in the perseus cluster - Google Search

The black hole,at the center of the super giant elliptical galaxy in cluster Virgo is fifty million light-years away.It is the most massive black hole for which a precise mass has been measured billion solar masses. - Image: Chandra X-Ray Observatory

NASA Spots a Black Hole Flare 324 Million Light Years Away [Infographic] #NASA, #BlackHole, #Science

NASA Spots a Black Hole Flare 324 Million Light Years Away [Infographic]

Wow most beautiful Black Hole i have seen :D | The_Black_Hole_by_StarSeekervds.jpg

Black Hole Tattoo idea The_Black_Hole_by_StarSeekervds.

Sometimes all you need is a little space...and to see an awesome gamma ray blast via a supercool black hole spewing massive amounts of energy all over the place.

A Black hole spewing its energy deep into space. (A gamma ray burst) Awesome.

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