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

The new super-massive black hole J1342+0928 (yellow star), which resides in a mostly neutral universe at the edge of cosmic dawn, is more distant than any other found to date (yellow dots).

Credit:

nyi Yang, University of Arizona; Reidar Hahn, Fermilab; M. Newhouse NOAO/AURA/NSF

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Release date:Dec. 6, 2017, 1 p.m.
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