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The Week in Pictures: June 8–14, 2013

In the past seven days, researchers identified 26 stellar-mass black hole candidates in the nearby Andromeda Galaxy, the Hubble Space Telescope uncovered surprising evidence for an extrasolar planet under construction, scientists discovered a new kind of variable star, and much more.
RELATED TOPICS: SOLAR SYSTEM
X-ray: NASA/CXC/SAO/R. Barnard, Z. Lee, et al.; Optical: NOAO/AURA/NSF/REU Program/B. Schoening, V. Harvey and Descubre Foundation/CAHA/OAUV/DSA/V. Peris

NASA's Chandra turns up black hole bonanza in galaxy next door

Researchers have identified 26 stellar-mass black hole candidates in the nearby Andromeda Galaxy (M31), the largest number to date in a galaxy outside our own. Learn more »
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