Black Hole Closest to Earth Discovered    

Astronomers have discovered the closest known black hole to Earth—it is 10 times bigger than the sun.

December 01, 2022

Astronomers have discovered the closest known black hole to Earth—it is 10 times bigger than the sun. This discovery was made using the International Gemini Observatory in USA. The black hole called Gaia BH1 is situated around 1,600 light years away from the Earth in the Ophiuchus constellation.

Did You Know?
The sun can never turn into a black hole as it is not big enough.

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