Black Hole Outflow (Artist's Illustration)

Black Hole Outflow (Artist's Illustration)

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News release ID: STScI-2011-28
Release Date: Sep 29, 2011
Image Use: Copyright
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In this artist's illustration, turbulent winds of gas swirl around a black hole. Some of the gas is spiraling inward toward the black hole, but another part is blown away.

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Credit: NASA and M. Weiss (Chandra X-ray Center)