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September 10, 2022

Black hole hidden in star cluster in Andromeda galaxy

Researchers discovered a black hole hidden within B023-G078 -- an enormous star cluster in our closest neighboring galaxy Andromeda (pictured here).

[Research supported by U.S. National Science Foundation grants AST 1350389, AST 1813708 and AST 1812856.]

Learn more in the University of Utah news story Extraordinary black hole found in neighboring galaxy. (Date of image: ; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: Sept. 10, 2022)

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