Weirdly Passive Black Hole Discovered Orbiting Fast-Spinning Star | Animation
By Steve Spaleta |
The MWC 656 system consists of a massive "Be" star and a companion black hole. The star rotates at very high speed, ejecting an equatorial disc of matter that is transferred to the black hole through an accretion disc.
credit : Gabriel Pérez Díaz, Servicio MultiMedia (IAC)