Day 11 of the 2019 Hubble Space Telescope Advent Calendar: A Hungry Monster. At the heart of the swirling arms of spiral galaxy NGC 3147 lies a malnourished black hole surrounded by a compact disk of stars, gas, & dust, caught in a gravitational maelstrom.
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A black hole is inherently mysterious. Our @SOFIAtelescope discovered one that has even scientists puzzled: it seems to be changing its surroundings in a way usually associated with newborn stars. Learn about this galactic puzzle: #BlackHoleFriday
Just because you’re small, doesn’t mean you don’t shine bright 🌟 The supermassive black holes at the centers of these merging galaxies should be outshining all of their stars, but they are being outdone by a single neutron star. Read more & shine bright:
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But wait…there's more! The spectacular merger of two neutron stars that generated gravitational waves announced last fall likely did something else: birthed a black hole. This newly spawned black hole would be the lowest mass black hole ever found. More: