NGC 3627

Combining Light to Reveal Monster Black Holes

by John Williams December 13, 2012

NGC 3627 glows in the combined light of Hubble, Chandra, Spitzer and the Very Large Telescope in this image. Astronomers conducted a survey of 62 galaxies, including NGC 3627 to study monster black holes at their centers. It’s not just pretty, it’s science. Like a starry watercolor, astronomers combining light from Earth and space-based observatories […]

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