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NGC 1365
The galaxy NGC 1365. At its heart lies a massive black hole that emits bright X-rays. SAO astronomers have measured the size of the region by watching small orbiting clouds move across the region and block its emission.
Credit: SSRO-South (R. Gilbert, D. Goldman, J.Harvey, D.Verschatse), PROMPT (D. Reichart)
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