Measuring a black hole 660 million times as massive as our sun

Posted by on May 5, 2016 6:03 pm
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It’s about 660 million times as massive as our sun, and a cloud of gas circles it at about 1.1 million mph. This supermassive black hole sits at the center of a galaxy dubbed NGC 1332, which is 73 million light years from Earth. And an international team of scientists has measured its mass with unprecedented accuracy.

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