astronomyblog: M83 spiral galaxy as seen by Chandra and Hubble….

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M83 spiral galaxy as seen by Chandra and Hubble. This galaxy is located about 15 million light years from Earth. In 2012, using Chandra X-ray Observatory, astronomers discovered an ultraluminous X-ray source (ULX), this source came from a black hole that devoured a giant red star.

Read more at: Chandra X-ray Observatory