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April 14, 2009 09:00 AM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-2009-16

Hubble Witnesses Spectacular Flaring in Gas Jet from M87's Black Hole

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Image: M87 Nucleus and Bright Knot - ACS - November 28, 2006

M87 Nucleus and Bright Knot - ACS - November 28, 2006

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Object Name: M87

Image Type: Astronomical

Credit: NASA, ESA, and J. Madrid (McMaster University)

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Montage Image: Hubble Witnesses Flare-Up in Extragalactic Jet Image Type: Astronomical/Annotated Hubble Witnesses Flare-Up in Extragalactic JetPRC2009-16 M87 Nucleus and Bright Knot - STIS - May 17, 1999 Image Type: Astronomical M87 Nucleus and Bright Knot - STIS - May 17, 1999 M87 Nucleus and Bright Knot - STIS - February 27, 2002 Image Type: Astronomical M87 Nucleus and Bright Knot - STIS - February 27, 2002 M87 Nucleus and Bright Knot - STIS - July 17, 2002 Image Type: Astronomical M87 Nucleus and Bright Knot - STIS - July 17, 2002 M87 Nucleus and Bright Knot - ACS - April 17, 2003 Image Type: Astronomical M87 Nucleus and Bright Knot - ACS - April 17, 2003 M87 Nucleus and Bright Knot - ACS - May 9, 2005 Image Type: Astronomical M87 Nucleus and Bright Knot - ACS - May 9, 2005

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