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April 2, 2008 09:00 AM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-2008-14

Astronomers Find Suspected Medium-Size Black Hole in Omega Centauri

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Video: Hubble Probes Heart of Omega Centauri (Unlabeled)

Running Time: 21 seconds

Omega Centauri is the largest and brightest globular cluser orbiting our Milky Way. It contains several million stars and is the home of a suspected black hole.

Credit: NASA, ESA, and G. Bacon (STScI)

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