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Black Hole from a Destroyed Dwarf Galaxy Found in a Spectacular 'Edge-On' Galaxy

Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have found a cluster of young, blue stars in the spectacular edge-on galaxy (ESO 243-49 above), encircling the first intermediate-mass black hole ever discovered. The presence of the star cluster suggests that the black...
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Star cluster surrounds wayward black hole in cannibal galaxy

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (2 years ago)

Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope may have found evidence for a cluster of young, blue stars encircling one of the first intermediate-mass black holes ever discovered. Astronomers believe the black hole may once have b... Read Post

Black hole came from a shredded galaxy

Academics / General Science : Science Codex (2 years ago)

Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have found a cluster of young, blue stars encircling the first intermediate-mass black hole ever discovered. The presence of the star cluster suggests that the black hole was once at t... Read Post

Destroyed Dwarf Galaxy --"A Clue to Evolution of Supermassive Black Holes and Galaxies"

Academics / General Science : The Daily Galaxy (10 months ago)

In February of 2012, astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope discovered a cluster of young, blue stars in the spectacular edge-on galaxy (ESO 243-49 above), encircling the first intermediate-mass black hole ever found. The p... Read Post


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