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from the home of NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope

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MPEG Video Clip: Monster Black Hole in Galaxy M84 - Video Assests

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  • MPEG 1
  • File Size - 859kB
  • Length - 21 seconds
  • Format - MPEG 1
  • Resolution - 320 x 240 pixels



  • Title: Monster Black Hole in Galaxy M84
  • Description:
    Animation shows a spiral galaxy harboring a super-massive black hole. Proof of a black hole: Material rotates faster the closer it is to the nucleus. This is an artist’s conception, not a view from the Hubble Space Telescope.
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  • Credits: Thomas Goertel, Space Telescope Science Institute


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