Hubble Detects a Rogue Supermassive Black Hole - HD
Hubble Detects a Rogue Supermassive Black Hole - HD
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The Hubble Space Telescope captured an image of a quasar named 3C 186 that is offset from the center of its galaxy. Astronomers hypothesize that this supermassive black hole was jettisoned from the center of its galaxy by the recoil from gravitational waves produced by the merging of two supermassive black holes.

Read more: https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2017/gravitational-wave-kicks-monster-black-hole-out-of-galactic-core

Credit: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center/Katrina Jackson

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Views: 346
Uploaded: 2 years ago
Duration: 03:04
1 Likes, 0 Dislikes
Videos: 1080
Subscribers: 49
Description
The Hubble Space Telescope captured an image of a quasar named 3C 186 that is offset from the center of its galaxy. Astronomers hypothesize that this supermassive black hole was jettisoned from the center of its galaxy by the recoil from gravitational waves produced by the merging of two supermassive black holes.

Read more: https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2017/gravitational-wave-kicks-monster-black-hole-out-of-galactic-core

Credit: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center/Katrina Jackson