August 2005 - Supermassive black-hole (artist's impression)

Calendar Aug 2005

(Artist's impression) This illustration shows the dust torus around a super-massive black hole. Black holes lurk at the centres of active galaxies in environments not unlike those found in violent tornadoes on Earth.

Credit:

ESA/NASA, the AVO project and Paolo Padovani (ESO/ESA)

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Year:2005
Month:8

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