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Astronomers find what may be the universe’s brightest object with a black hole devouring a sun a day

Astronomers find what may be the universe’s brightest object with a black hole devouring a sun a day

  • The rotating disk around the quasar’s black hole — the luminous swirling gas and other matter from gobbled-up stars — is like a cosmic hurricane
  • “The exciting thing about this quasar is that it was hiding in plain sight and was misclassified as a star previously,” Yale University’s Priyamvada Natarajan, who was not involved in the study, said in an email
By AP ·