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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ESA/Hubble (M. Kornmesser & L. L. Christensen), R. Gendler
Presented by: Dr Joe Liske (Dr J) 
Narration: Dr. Robert Fosbury
Design: Martin Kornmesser
Web Technical Support: Lars Holm Nielsen, Raquel Yumi Shida
Cinematographer: Peter Rixner (
Script: Lars Lindberg Christensen, Raquel Yumi Shida
Director: Lars Lindberg Christensen

About the Video

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

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Type:• X - Star Clusters Images/Videos
• X - HD Videos
• X - Hubblecast Videos


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