BBC News – Giant black hole in tiny galaxy confounds astronomers

Lets see, big black hole, small galaxy… can you hear the giant sucking sound..

….

Astronomers have spotted an enormous black hole – the second most massive ever – but it resides in a tiny galaxy.

The galaxy NGC 1277, just a quarter the size of our own Milky Way, hosts a black hole 4,000 times larger than the one at the Milky Way’s centre.

via BBC News – Giant black hole in tiny galaxy confounds astronomers.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *