Signature of Piece of Matter Falling into Black Hole Cygnus XR-1

Signature of piece of matter falling into black hole Cygnus XR-1.

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Ann Feild (STScI)

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Release date:11 January 2001, 18:30
Size:350 x 218 px

About the Object

Name:Cygnus X-1
Type:Milky Way : Star : Evolutionary Stage : Black Hole
Milky Way : Star : Circumstellar Material : Disk : Accretion
Distance:7000 light years
Category:Quasars and Black Holes

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