'Dancing ghosts:' a new scan of the sky give astronomers a big surprise

‘Dancing ghosts:’ a new scan of the sky give astronomers a big surprise


Scanning via data refreshing off the telescope, we observed two ghosts dancing deep in the cosmos. We experienced never noticed anything at all like it prior to, and we experienced no idea what they ended up.

Several weeks later on, we had figured out we ended up looking at two radio galaxies, about a billion light decades away. In the heart of just about every one is a supermassive black hole, squirting out jets of electrons that are bent into grotesque designs by an intergalactic wind.

Credit history: Jayanne English and Ray Norris