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Astronomers Discover Supermassive Black Hole Population In Palomar 5 Star Cluster

07/07/2021 03:53 PM | Click to read full article

In a stunning discovery, astronomers have detected oversized black hole population in one of the "fluffiest" clusters in the halo of our Galaxy.

An international team of astrophysicists led by the University of Barcelona  conducted a research on unique globular star cluster ‘Palomar 5’ located at approximately 80,000 light-years and found that it houses as many as hundreds of massive black holes.