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Galaxy M84 Nucleus

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
20-May-2024 04:10 UT

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