Cygnus  X - 1  duology   Se compone de "Libro I: La Travesía del Viajero" última canción del   álbum "A Farewell to Kings"(1977),...

Cygnus X - 1 duology Se compone de "Libro I: La Travesía del Viajero" última canción del álbum "A Farewell to Kings"(1977),...

Black Holes Can Get Really Big, And We Have No Idea Why--Illustration of Cygnus X-1, a stellar-mass black hole located 6070 ly away. (NASA/CXC/M.Weiss)

Black Holes Can Get Really Big, And We Have No Idea Why--Illustration of Cygnus X-1, a stellar-mass black hole located 6070 ly away. (NASA/CXC/M.Weiss)

Cygnus X-1 is a black hole about 15 times the mass of the Sun in orbit with a massive blue companion star.  Astronomers used several telescopes including Chandra to study Cygnus X-1.  The combined data have revealed the spin, mass, and distance of this black hole more precisely than ever before.  Stephen Hawking lost a bet - originally placed in 1974 -- that Cygnus X-1 did not contain a black hole.

Cygnus X-1 is a black hole about 15 times the mass of the Sun in orbit with a massive blue companion star. Astronomers used several telescopes including Chandra to study Cygnus X-1. The combined data have revealed the spin, mass, and distance of this black hole more precisely than ever before. Stephen Hawking lost a bet - originally placed in 1974 -- that Cygnus X-1 did not contain a black hole.

Cygnus  X - 1  duology   Se compone de "Libro I: La Travesía del Viajero" última canción del   álbum "A Farewell to Kings"(1977),...

Cygnus X - 1 duology Se compone de "Libro I: La Travesía del Viajero" última canción del álbum "A Farewell to Kings"(1977),...

;-) - MVIDEO: Remastered version of this outstanding fan-made video of Cygnus X-1, now in HD720!  Improvements include full screen resolution and consistency in aspect ratios throughout the video.  Video now synchronized with music, as per viewer requests.

;-) - MVIDEO: Remastered version of this outstanding fan-made video of Cygnus X-1, now in HD720! Improvements include full screen resolution and consistency in aspect ratios throughout the video. Video now synchronized with music, as per viewer requests.

In the Milky Way there’s a single X-ray binary — a system consisting of a black hole capturing and heating material from an orbiting companion star — known as Cygnus X-1. But 30 million light-years away in the Whirlpool galaxy, M51, there are hundreds of X-ray points of light and a full 10 X-ray binaries.

In the Milky Way there’s a single X-ray binary — a system consisting of a black hole capturing and heating material from an orbiting companion star — known as Cygnus X-1. But 30 million light-years away in the Whirlpool galaxy, M51, there are hundreds of X-ray points of light and a full 10 X-ray binaries.

Tulip Nebula, at least in the field seen from earth, is in close proximity to microquasar Cygnus X-1, site of one of the first suspected black holes. It is also called Sharpless 101 (Sh2-101) or the Cygnus Star Cloud because the nebula located in the constellation Cygnus.

Tulip Nebula, at least in the field seen from earth, is in close proximity to microquasar Cygnus X-1, site of one of the first suspected black holes. It is also called Sharpless 101 (Sh2-101) or the Cygnus Star Cloud because the nebula located in the constellation Cygnus.

AGUJERO NEGRO (CYGNUS X-1) Björn Dahlem Desde el 19 de septiembre 2014 al 11 de enero 2015

AGUJERO NEGRO (CYGNUS X-1) Björn Dahlem Desde el 19 de septiembre 2014 al 11 de enero 2015

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