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The Chandra Telescope first filmed ejecting bundles of matter from a small black hole

The Chandra Orbital X-ray Observatory first traced how a black hole with stellar mass ejected bundles of matter accelerating to 60 percent of the speed of light, TASS reported, quoted by BTA.
The agency cited a press release of the Chandra Project. “Our observations show that the total internal energy of such eruptions is at least 10,000 times greater than that observed in a similar phenomenon with black holes in the radio wave range. This energy is not converted into another type of electromagnetic waves at the time of ejection, with most of it released thereafter, as a result of the interaction of the bundle with matter from the interstellar medium,” the scientists wrote.

European and American astrophysicists under the guidance of Stefan Corbell from Paris's Denny Diderot University have observed the awakening of the black hole MAXI J1820+070 with the help of Chandra and a number of ground telescopes. The object is located in the constellation of the Serpent 10 thousand light-years from Earth. The black hole has a mass about ten times the size of our Sun. Beside it orbites a star with a mass close to that of our luminary, whose matter is slowly sucked out of the black hole.

She began to eject jets of plasma accelerating to close to the speed of light values /60 per cent/. Their temperature reaches millions of degrees Kelvin. Most of their energy was released not at the very beginning of the black hole, but when they were released into an interstellar environment as a result of interaction with its matter.


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