ALMA view of molecular gas in the centre of NGC1433

This image from ALMA shows the distribution of molecular gas close to the supermassive black hole at the centre of the galaxy NGC 1433. As well as discovering the spiral structure ALMA observations have also revealed an unexpected small outflow of material from the central black hole.

Credit:

ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO)/F. Combes 

About the Image

Id:eso1344d
Type:Observation
Release date:16 October 2013, 12:00
Related releases:eso1344
Size:1433 x 1433 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 1433
Type:Local Universe : Galaxy : Component : Central Black Hole
Constellation:Horologium
Category:Galaxies
Quasars and Black Holes

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Coordinates

Position (RA):3 42 1.33
Position (Dec):-47° 13' 19.84"
Field of view:0.57 x 0.57 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 133.1° right of vertical

 

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