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Supermassive Black Hole
Supermassive Black Hole
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In 1987, a 30-million-Sun black hole was found independently by Canadian astronomer John Kormendy and US astronomers Alan Dressler and Douglas Richstone. Many more have been found since then. This is a simulation of a black hole.

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Posted by pdPete on March 7, 2011 at 9:35 am
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Posted by Tibor on March 7, 2011 at 9:40 am
Funny, I recently seen this and had no idea it was a simulation! Still a vibrant image of a supermassive black hole!
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