Galaxy M84 Nucleus
Depicts: M84, NGC 4374, IRAS 12224+1309
Copyright: Gary Bower, Richard Green (NOAO), the STIS Instrument Definition Team,and NASA
This colorful "zigzag" is not the work of a flamboyant
artist, but the signature of a supermassive black hole in the center of
galaxy M84, discovered by Hubble Space Telescope's Space Telescope
Imaging Spectrograph (STIS).
Last Update: 1 September 2019