The center of our galaxy is a frenzy of activity. A behemoth black hole — 4 million times as massive as the sun — blasts out energy as it chows down on interstellar detritus while neighboring stars burst to life and subsequently explode.
Galactic chimneys (yellow-orange areas) are centered on the supermassive black hole at the center of our galaxy.
(This is a false-colour image; white patches indicate spots where unrelated, bright…
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