The largest black hole discovered

(Last Updated On: January 31, 2018)

Introduction of largest black hole

Astronomers have discovered the largest black hole (Most Massive) ever in NGC 1277 Galaxy. It is super massive black hole which discovered in the center of NGC 1277 galaxy.

 

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NGC 1277

 

It discovered by researchers of University of Texas by Hobby-Eberly Telescope. It is in the center of NGC 1277 galaxy which is 250 million light years away from the earth. NGC 1277 galaxy is lenticular galaxy which is located in Constellation Perseus. This galaxy discovered by Lawrence Parsons in 4 December 1875.

  • This black hole  has 17 billion solar mass.
  • It accounts 14% mass of entire galaxy’s mass.
  • It’s event horizon is 11 times larger than the diameter of Neptune’s orbit around the sun.

 

 

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4 thoughts on “The largest black hole discovered

  • July 24, 2016 at 5:43 pm
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    When this black hole discover?

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  • August 3, 2016 at 7:50 pm
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    What about our milky way GALAXY black hole which in centre of galaxy ??

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    • August 3, 2016 at 7:57 pm
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      it is not largest black hole.

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  • September 27, 2017 at 11:21 am
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    This black hole is not the largest black hole.

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