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Lone Black Hole Passes in Front of Star (Hubble and Ground-Based Views)

Lone Black Hole Passes in Front of Star (Hubble and Ground-Based Views)


Depicts: Starfield in the Milky Way containing Black Holes
Copyright: NASA and Dave Bennett (University of Notre Dame, Indiana)

Two international teams of astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope and ground-based telescopes in Australia and Chile have discovered the first examples of isolated stellar-mass black holes adrift among the stars in our galaxy.
Last Update: 1 September 2019
6-Aug-2020 07:35 UT

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