Supermassive Black Holes on a Collision Course (ESOcast 246 Light)

Using the ESO’s Very Large Telescope, astronomers have revealed the closest pair of supermassive black holes to Earth ever observed. This video summarises the discovery.

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Directed by: Herbert Zodet and Martin Wallner.
Editing: Herbert Zodet.
Web and technical support: Gurvan Bazin and Raquel Yumi Shida.
Written by: Giulio Mazzolo and Juliet Hannay.
Music: Stellardrone — Open Cluster.
Footage and photos: ESO , Voggel et al., VST ATLAS team.
Acknowledgement: Durham University/CASU/WFAU, L. Calçada, M. Kornmesser, N. Risinger (skysurvey.org), Juan Carlos Muñoz Mateos, Daniele Gasparri (www.astroatacama.com) and Digitized Sky Survey 2.
Scientific consultants: Paola Amico and Mariya Lyubenova.

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Auðkenni:eso2117a
Útgáfudagur:Nóv 30, 2021, 14:00 CET
Tengdar fréttatilkynningar:eso2117
Tímalengd:01 m 30 s
Frame rate:25 fps

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Nafn:NGC 7727
Tegund:Local Universe : Star : Evolutionary Stage : Black Hole
Flokkur:ESOcast
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