View Full Version : Gemini Builds Animation of Galactic Core

2005-Dec-08, 02:45 AM
SUMMARY: The Gemini Observatory located on top of Hawaii's Mauna Kea has been used to create an animation of the action going on in galaxy NGC 1068. Using a tool called the Integral Field Unit, astronomers have been able to create a 3-dimensional animation of the tremendous jet emanating from the supermassive black hole as it slams into the galactic gas disk.

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