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3 Ridiculously Extreme Black Holes

Black holes are some of the most extreme astronomical objects out there, but there are some that really standout. Let’s look at black holes that grow larger, consume more, and spin faster than the rest.

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Sources:

A Monster Black Hole has been Found with 40 Billion Times the Mass of the Sun


https://arxiv.org/pdf/1907.10608.pdf
https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1086/423607/pdf
https://futurism.com/ic-1101-the-largest-galaxy-ever-found
https://academic.oup.com/mnras/article/471/2/2321/3906599
https://www.gizmodo.com.au/2018/05/the-hungriest-black-hole-ever-detected-gobbles-a-sun-sized-star-every-two-days/

The Biggest, Baddest Quasar of Them All


https://www.cambridge.org/core/services/aop-cambridge-core/content/view/6FB5687AE7326F09557AD625C2889A0F/S132335801800022Xa.pdf/div-class-title-discovery-of-the-most-ultra-luminous-qso-using-span-class-italic-gaia-span-skymapper-and-wise-div.pdf
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https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-4357/aae53b/meta
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Images:
https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/12854
https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/11086
https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/11206
https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/12005
https://www.eso.org/public/videos/eso1825b/
https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/11482
https://www.eso.org/public/videos/eso1122c/
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