Two Record-Breaking Black Holes Found Hiding Nearby
Artist's conceptualization of the stellar environment around a black hole of about 10 billion solar masses. The velocity of stars in orbit (and close to) the black hole help to determine its mass.Credit:
Gemini Observatory/AURA illustration by Lynette Cook.
About the Image
|Release date:||Dec. 1, 2011|
|Size:||2480 x 3508 px|
About the Object
|Category:||Quasars and Black Holes|