Universe  ID: 13576

Hubble Finds Evidence of Mid-Sized Black Hole

Astronomers have identified a black hole of an elusive class known as “intermediate-mass,” which betrayed its existence by tearing apart a wayward star that passed too close.

This exciting discovery opens the door to the possibility of many more lurking undetected in the dark, waiting to be given away by a star passing too close.

For more information about the Hubble Space Telescope and its images, visit: https://nasa.gov/hubble

Music Credits:
“Struck by the Beauty” by Emmanuel David Lipszyc [SACEM], Sébastien Lipszyc [SACEM], and Thomas Bloch [SACEM]. Koka Media [SACEM], and Universal Production Music.



Paul R. Morris (USRA): Lead Producer
Aaron E. Lepsch (ADNET): Technical Support
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NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center

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