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May 14, 1998 12:00 AM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-1998-14

Hubble Provides Multiple Views of How to Feed a Black Hole

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Video: Feeding a Black Hole in the Centaurus A Galaxy

Artist's Concept Running Time: 20 seconds

From the NICMOS image we have seen that behind the obscuring dust, inside the Centaurus A Galaxy, there are a hot gas disk and a twisted jet and disk around a feeding black hole.

Credit: Thomas Goertel, STScI

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