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Microquasar Found in Neighbor Galaxy, Tantalizing Scientists

12/12/2012

Microquasar Found in Neighbor Galaxy, Tantalizing Scientists

  • Categoría Astronomía
  • For the first time, astronomers have found a microquasar -- a black hole devouring material from a companion star -- in a galaxy beyond our own Milky Way. The object, pumping out X-rays and bright bursts of radio waves, was found in the Andromeda Galaxy, 2.5 million light-years from Earth.

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