Astronomers discover closest black hole to Earth using Maunakea telescope
By MICHAEL BRESTOVANSKY Hawaii Tribune-Herald | Friday, November 4, 2022, 12:05 a.m.
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An artist’s impression of a star much like our own sun orbiting a black hole only about 1,600 light-years away from Earth. (International Gemini Observatory/NOIRLab/NSF/AURA/J. da Silva/Spaceengine/M. Zamani)
Astronomers using a Maunakea observatory have discovered the closest known black hole to Earth.