Black holes come in a variety of sizes, from stellar black holes a few times the mass of the sun all the way up to super massive black holes, which are millions of times the mass of the sun. It was recently discovered that a black hole is 1,550 light-years away, which is1-65561-65561-65561-65561-65561-65561-65561-65561-65561-6556 in1-65561-65561-65561-65561-65561-65561-65561-65561-65561-65561-65561-65561-65561-65561-65561-65561-65561-65561-65561-65561-65561-65561-65561-65561-65561-65561-65561-65561-6556 The mass of the black hole is twelve times that of the sun. It is an exciting target for future research.

The cross-hairs mark the location of the newly discovered monster black hole.
The cross-hairs mark the location of the newly discovered monster black hole. Sloan Digital Sky Survey / S. Chakrabart et al.

The black hole is close to the sun at a distance of 1,555 light years. It is almost in our backyard.

The black hole was found using data from the European Space Agency. In order to find cases where the brightness of one star was enough to explain the brightness of the other star, the researchers looked at over 200,000 stars. It's possible that the companion is a black hole.

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The researchers took the selected binaries and looked at their light to see how big the companion must be. They were able to identify and learn about the black hole.

The black hole is on a long period of time that is about half a year. It is far away from the visible star and has not made any advances towards it.

The study shows how more black holes can be found in the future, as well as finding a useful target for research.

Estimates show that there are about a million visible stars with black holes. It is like looking for a needle in a haystack because there are so many stars. The search was made simpler by narrowing it down.

The research has been submitted to a journal.

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