This is an animation showing an artist's concept of a black hole in the center of a galaxy. Jets come from the black hole above and below the plane of the galaxy.
Imagine the Universe is a service of the High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center (HEASARC), Dr. Alan Smale (Director), within the Astrophysics Science Division (ASD) at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center.
The Imagine Team
Acting Project Leader: Dr. Barbara Mattson
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