Astronomers detected biggest black hole

One of the largest black hole jets in the sky has been uncovered by astronomers at Western Sydney University.

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But it doesn't always get its way in the vast voids between galaxies.

In terms of distance from us, the galaxy NGC2663 is close by at just 93 million light-years. NGC2663 is located near one or two of the suburbs of our galaxy.

With nearly ten times as many stars as our own Milky Way, it has the recognisable oval shape of a "typical" elliptical galaxy when viewed through a standard telescope.

That is, until we detected NGC2663 in Western Australia using the CSIRO's Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder (ASKAP)(opens in new tab).

a super-telescope made up of 36 radio dishes connected in a network.

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