Hubblecast 15: Black hole found in enigmatic Omega Centauri

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For astronomers, Omega Centauri has been an outcast amongst globular clusters for a long time. A new result obtained by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope and the Gemini Observatory provides a surprising explanation for Omega Centauri's peculiarities.

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Credit:

ESA/Hubble (M. Kornmesser & L. L. Christensen), R. Gendler

Narration:
Dr. Robert Fosbury

Design:
Martin Kornmesser

Web Technical Support:
Lars Holm Nielsen
Raquel Yumi Shida

Cinematographer:
Peter Rixner (www.perix-media-gmbh.de)

Script:
Lars Lindberg Christensen, Raquel Yumi Shida

Director:
Lars Lindberg Christensen

About the Video

Id:heic0809a
Release date:2 April 2008, 15:00
Related releases:heic0809
Duration:05m 50s

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