Black Hole found 2,600 Light Years from Its Galaxy’s Core

November 22, 2014 11:39 AM

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Black Hole found 2,600 Light Years from Its Galaxy’s Core

By making use of the collective data generated by NASA's Swift satellite the W. M. Keck Observatory and the Pan-STARRS1 telescope, a team of researchers has discovered a black hole that seems to have been ejected from the core of its host galaxy.

Usually supermassive black holes are found to be at the heart of their host galaxies but in this case researchers were really amazed. This is so as they discovered a supermassive black hole candidate, SDSS1133, almost some 2,600 light-years away from the dwarf galaxy Markarian 177.

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