Tidal Disruption Event in Arp 299

Nrao_gallery_nrao18df04_artistzoom_1024

nrao_Gallery_nrao18df04_artistzoom  

Credit: Sophia Dagnello, NRAO/AUI/NSF; NASA, STScI

Artist\'s conception of Tidal Disruption Event (TDE) in Arp 299. Powerful gravity of supermassive black hole shreds passing star, pulling material into disk rotating around the black hole, and launching jet of particles outward. Artist\'s conception in pullout -- background is Hubble Space Telescope image of Arp 299, a pair of colliding galaxies.

Image Source: https://public.nrao.edu/?post_type=release=10852

Curator: NRAO/AUI/NSF, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA

Image Use Policy: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/)

View Options

Image Details

Image Type
Artwork
Object Name
Arp 299 Tidal Disruption Event
Subject - General
Galaxy > Component > Central Black Hole

Distance

Nrao_gallery_nrao18df04_artistzoom_1280
×
ID
Gallery_nrao18df04_artistzoom
Subject Category
E.5.4.6  
Subject Name
Arp 299 Tidal Disruption Event
Credits
Sophia Dagnello, NRAO/AUI/NSF; NASA, STScI
Release Date
Lightyears
1.50E+8
Redshift
1.50E+8
Reference Url
https://public.nrao.edu/?post_type=release=10852
Type
Artwork
Image Quality
Good
Distance Notes
Facility
Instrument
Color Assignment
Band
Bandpass
Central Wavelength
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
Notes
Coordinate Frame
Equinox
Reference Value
Reference Dimension
Reference Pixel
Scale
Rotation
Coordinate System Projection:
Quality
FITS Header
Notes
Creator (Curator)
NRAO/AUI/NSF
URL
https://public.nrao.edu
Name
NRAO/AUI/NSF
Email
outreach@nrao.edu
Telephone
Address
520 Edgemont Road
City
Charlottesville
State/Province
Virginia
Publisher
NRAO/AUI/NSF
Publisher ID
nrao
Resource ID
Metadata Date
2018-06-15T09:22:39-04:00
Metadata Version
1.1
×

 

Detailed color mapping information coming soon...

×

There is no distance meta data in this image.