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Submission + - A blackhole at quarter the size of its galaxy (bbc.co.uk)

An anonymous reader writes: Astronomers have spotted an enormous black hole — the second most massive ever — but it resides in a tiny galaxy. The galaxy NGC 1277, just a quarter the size of our own Milky Way, hosts a black hole 4,000 times larger than the one at the Milky Way's centre.
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A blackhole at quarter the size of its galaxy

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