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Movie
Movie (3.7 MB)

AUDIO:
None.

VIDEO:
This movie shows an artist's concept of a neutron star circling a black hole. As it gets closer it spins faster. Finally, it gets too close and is consumed by the black hole, resulting in a giant explosion.

 

A service of the High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center (HEASARC), Dr. Alan Smale (Director), within the Astrophysics Science Division (ASD) at NASA/GSFC

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