For a black hole, this one is incredibly bright 

November 27, 2013 6:57 PM

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For a black hole, this one is incredibly bright 

A black-hole system in a neighboring galaxy is twice as bright as astronomers had thought possible, a new study reports.

The incredible luminosity of the system in question, which resides about 22 million light-years from Earth in the Pinwheel Galaxy, may force a rethink of the theories that explain how some black holes radiate energy, researchers said.

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