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  Hubble Spotsa Relicfrom a Shredded Galaxy

Hubble Spotsa Relicfrom a Shredded Galaxy
Image credit: NASA, ESA, and S. Farrell (Sydney Institute for Astronomy, University of Sydney)

Uploader comment: Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope may have found evidence for a cluster of young, blue stars encircling HLX-1, one of the first intermediate-mass black holes ever discovered. Astronomers believe the black hole may once have been at the core of a now-disintegrated dwarf galaxy.

   

 
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