Take a look at the enigmatic galaxy Messier 106 with SpaceRip!
Although it may not look particularly unique, some of its features have baffled astronomers for years. Messier 106 has a supermassive black hole at its centre. Although this is true for most galaxies, this black hole is particularly active and hungry, gobbling up nearby material at a startling rate. This huge black hole’s bottomless appetite is behind much of the galaxy’s unusual behavior…
WATCH NOW ON BLIP: Black Hole Galaxy Sculptor, Messier 106
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