Artist’s impression of stars born in winds from supermassive black holes

Artist’s impression of a galaxy forming stars within powerful outflows of material blasted out from supermassive black holes at its core. Results from ESO’s Very Large Telescope are the first confirmed observations of stars forming in this kind of extreme environment. The discovery has many consequences for understanding galaxy properties and evolution.

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ESO/M. Kornmesser

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Id:eso1710b
Publicatiedatum:27 maart 2017 17:00
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Duur:18 s
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Type:Early Universe : Galaxy : Component : Central Black Hole
Early Universe : Galaxy : Activity : AGN
Categorie:Quasars and Black Holes

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