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A New Black Hole Shines Light On Gravitational Waves

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A black hole was recently found for the first time just 1,000 light-years from Earth, which makes it the black hole that is closest in proximity to human civilization.

Located within a rare triple system known as HR 6819, this black hole shares an orbit with two other stars. Another reason that the new black hole fascinates scientists is because the system can now give researchers an opportunity to learn more about gravitational waves. The reason that it has taken so long for astronomers to notice this new black hole is because of how difficult it is to find any black hole in the first place.

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