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Strongest Flare Yet From Black Hole In Milky Way Core | Video

Captured by the Chandra X-ray Observatory in 2013 an outburst 400X brighter is the highest energy event observed so far from our galaxy’s central black hole. In October 2014, a smaller flare 200X brighter than normal was recorded.

credit : NASA/CXC/A. Hobart