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Artist's impression of supermassive black hole seed

Artist's impression of supermassive black hole seed


Date: 24 May 2016
Copyright: NASA/CXC/M. Weiss

This artist's impression shows a possible seed for the formation of a supermassive black hole. Two of these possible seeds were discovered by an Italian team, using three space telescopes: the NASA Chandra X-ray Observatory, the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, and the NASA Spitzer Space Telescope.

Last Update: 1 September 2019
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