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Disk around a Black Hole in Galaxy NGC 7052 (Ground-Based View)

Disk around a Black Hole in Galaxy NGC 7052 (Ground-Based View)


Depicts: NGC 7052, IRAS 21163+2613
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Resembling a gigantic hubcap in space, a 3,700 light-year-diameter dust disk encircles a 300 million solar-mass black hole in the center of the elliptical galaxy NGC 7052.
Last Update: 1 September 2019
30-Jul-2021 05:10 UT

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