Monday, February 6, 2023

Hubble captures a space feast: this is how a black hole “swallows” a star

loss black holes are the areas of space which generate a lot of intrigue for astronomy lovers and scientists, because they are infinite field of which almost nothing is known.

Hubble telescope from NASA continues with his research and in this new project, thanks to him ultraviolet sensitivityHe managed to collect “forensic clues about the murder”.

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This means that the telescope cannot directly capture a black hole devouring a star, because The chewed star is about 300 million light-years away At the center of a distant galaxy under investigation: ESO 583-G004.

Even then, Hubble was able to study the light of it, which includes hydrogen, carbon and more, and with this it was possible to make a very accurate depiction of chilling event,

Black holes are collectors, not hunters.

loss black holes They are not lying around trying to catch their prey and eat it, but are passive hunters who just wait Estrella Approach unthinkingly and fall into the trap.

“When the star gets close enough, the black hole’s gravitational pull violently rips it apart and recklessly destroys it gases expelling a sharp radiation”, explains the space agency.

To give a clear idea of ​​what is happening, the astronomers Step-by-step illustrations of the “murder” celestial body,

This sequence of artist’s illustrations shows how a black hole might swallow a star.

1. A normal star passes close to a supermassive black hole at the center of Galaxy.

2. The outer gases of the star are drawn in gravitational field of black hole.

3. The star is crushed when tidal forces tear it apart.

4. The stellar remnants are drawn into a doughnut-shaped ring around the black hole and eventually collapse into the black hole. black holereleasing a huge amount of light and high energy radiation,

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