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A Flame Nebula Ablaze With Color is Called ‘Orion’s Fireplace’ and Captured in Stunning New Images

There’s an adage in astronomy about how there’s always something new to find in the constellation of Orion—well, astronomers just found his fireplace. In a new series of images, the aptly-named “Flame Nebula” located in Orion appears like a raging inferno, as radiation released by young stars causes clouds of gases and dust to glow. […]

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Astronomers Capture Black Hole Eruption Spanning 16 Times the Full Moon in the Sky

Astronomers have produced the most comprehensive image of radio emission from our nearest actively feeding supermassive black hole. The emission is powered by a central black hole in the galaxy Centaurus A, about 12 million light years away. As the black hole feeds on in-falling gas, it ejects material at near light-speed, causing ‘radio bubbles’ […]

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