Tag Archives: Keck Telescope

Star was hurled across our Milky Way galaxy by new, unseen kind of black hole

by Yahoo News UK

A runaway star travelling across our galaxy at enormous speed was probably hurled from its cluster by a previously unknown type of black hole.

Researchers from the Keck telescope believe that the high-velocity star, PG 1610+062, was flung across the Milky Way by a “mid-mass black hole” (MMBH).

Continue reading Star was hurled across our Milky Way galaxy by new, unseen kind of black hole