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Hubble spots a strange thin disc at the core of a nearby galaxy

12 Jul 2019, 09:58 UTC
Hubble spots a strange thin disc at the core of a nearby galaxy ESA/Hubble, M. Kornmesser

Astronomers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have observed an unexpected thin disc of material encircling a supermassive black hole at the heart of the spiral galaxy NGC 3147, located 130 million light years away.

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