Hubble Space Telescope Probes a Galaxy with an Active Nucleus
February 5, 2005
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has provided an unprecedented, detailed view of highly energetic events in the core of a galaxy 30 million light-years away. The observations are a first step in HST's search for super-massive black holes at the nuclei of active galaxies.
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