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Mysterious Disk of Blue Stars Around Black Hole in M31
11 Octubre 2005
A team of astronomers including NOAO scientists have used the Hubble Space Telescope to identify the source of a mysterious blue light surrounding a supermassive black hole in our neighboring Andromeda Galaxy (M31). The strange light has puzzled astronomers for more than a decade.
Infrared image of the Andromeda Galaxy taken with the Mayall 4-meter telescope at KPNO.