This Day In Astro History


Black Hole Spectrum
Chandra obtains black hole spectrum.

April 18

2000 -In 7.5 hours a team of scientists led by Jeffrey McClintock (Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics) use the Chandra X-ray Observatory to obtain capture images of the spectrum of a stellar black hole in the Constellation Ursa Major.
 
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