Supermassive Black Hole Discovered in Dwarf Galaxy

Supermassive black hole in a nearby dwarf galaxy, Henize 2-10 was discovered.

Created On: Jan 12, 2011 14:38 IST

Astronomers’ team in the US on 10 January 2011announced the discovered a supermassive black hole in a nearby dwarf galaxy. Finding a black hole a million times more massive than the sun in a star-forming dwarf galaxy is a strong indication that supermassive black holes were formed before the buildup of galaxies. It was reported by Nature that the galaxy, called Henize 2-10, is 30 million light years from Earth has been forming stars rapidly.

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