Bingeing Black Hole Belches Brightly | Video

A bingeing black hole in the closest large galaxy, Andromeda, burps a bright X-ray blast. The cosmic belch proves that relatively small black holes, about 10x our Sun’s mass, can blast the ultra-luminous X-ray outbursts (ULX’s) that scientists see.
credit : / International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research, Curtin University / NASA / ESO