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Monster Black Hole Is Biggest Ever Found

This image shows the disk galaxy NGC 1277, as seen by the Hubble Space Telescope. The small, flattened galaxy has one of the biggest central super-massive black holes ever found in its center, the equivalent of 17 billion suns.

Dazzling distant galaxies

January 8, 2013

An artistic sampling of some far-away worlds.