Artist’s impression of star being tidally disrupted by a supermassive black hole

This illustration depicts a star (in the foreground) experiencing spaghettification as it’s sucked in by a supermassive black hole (in the background) during a ‘tidal disruption event’. In a new study, done with the help of ESO’s Very Large Telescope and ESO’s New Technology Telescope, a team of astronomers found that when a black hole devours a star, it can launch a powerful blast of material outwards.

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ESO/M. Kornmesser

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Id:eso2018a
Tipi:Punim artistik
Data e Publikimit:Oct 12, 2020, 14:00 CEST
Publikime të ngjashme:eso2018
Përmasat:4800 x 2910 px

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Emri:AT2019qiz
Tipi:Local Universe : Star : Evolutionary Stage : Black Hole
Kategori:Illustrations
Quasars and Black Holes

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