Saturday, January 31, 2009

Centaurus A

Centaurus' Jets

Credit: X-ray: NASA/CXC/CfA/R.Kraft et al.; Submillimeter: MPIfR/ESO/APEX/A.Weiss et al.; Optical: ESO/WFI

I felt like a black hole and lucky me I found a fresh one over at Chandras! The black hole in the middle of Centaurus A power up its jets materials to velocities half the speed of light. That is fast enough for me, believe it or not. :-)

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