Zooming in on AT2019qiz

This video sequence zooms in on the galaxy where the AT2019qiz tidal disruption event is taking place. This phenomenon, a blast of light from a star being ripped apart by a supermassive black hole, has been studied by ESO telescopes.

Credit:

ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2/N. Risinger (skysurvey.org). Music: Astral Electronics

About the Video

Id:eso2018c
Release date:12 October 2020, 14:00
Related releases:eso2018
Duration:50 s
Frame rate:25 fps

About the Object

Name:AT2019qiz
Type:Local Universe : Star : Evolutionary Stage : Black Hole
Category:Galaxies

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