Scientists Detected White Dwarf Orbiting Massive Black Hole Twice an Hour

Using data from NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory together with data obtained from the Australia Telescope Compact Array and NuSTAR telescope, scientists have detected a white dwarf star that orbits a massive black hole about twice an hour. The strange binary system, known as 47 Tuc X9, is located in 47 Tucanae that is 15,300 light-years away from our planet.

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