The black hole of enormous size, exceeding the sun by mass at 17 billion times, discovered by American researchers. According to preliminary data astrophysicists infer the discovery of the largest object in the Universe, of all that were found previously.
The facility is located in the no conspicuous group of galaxies, that the assumptions of scientists, may indicate that such black holes and is not a unique phenomenon in the universe, as is commonly believed.
According to estimates representative of the University of California astronomer Chung-Pei Ma, in the detected black hole 17 billion solar masses, and in the black hole at the center of our galaxy – only 4 billion. Thus, the new space object much larger black hole of the Milky Way. Read the rest of this entry »