26 February 2015

SDSS J0100+2802

The black hole at the centre of our galaxy has a mass about three million times that of our sun. 
The black hole at the centre of the ultra luminous quasar SDSS J0100+2802 is twelve billion times more massive than the sun. 
The luminosity of this quasar is 420 trillion times greater than that of our sun.
  — sci-news.com
The winds blasting out of the quasar PDS 456 carry more energy every second than is emitted by more than a trillion suns. 

Image is artist's impression of ULAS J1120+0641. Credit: ESO/M.Kornmesser.

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