Gargantua in the Mist: A Precocious Black Hole Behemoth at the Edge of Cosmic Dawn

Artist’s concepts of the most distant supermassive black hole known.Rapidly growing in mass as it is fed by a swirling disk of hot gas and dust,

Credit:

Robin Dienel, courtesy of the Carnegie Institution for Science

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Id:noao1707a
Type:Artwork
Release date:Dec. 6, 2017, 1 p.m.
Related releases:noao1707, gemini1711
Size:1280 x 700 px

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