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Black Hole in a Double Star System
June 8, 1995 at 5:52 pm | News Release

As scientists from the NRAO analyze a timelapse of powerful jets of material emerging from a double-star system 10,000 light-years away, new evidence from other research confirms that the source of the jets is a black hole.

VLBA Tracks Ejected Material From Mysterious X-Ray Nova
January 12, 1995 at 6:47 pm | News Release

Images made with the Very Long Baseline Array radio telescope show the mysterious X-ray nova in Scorpius as it ejected blobs of material at tremendous speeds over the period from August 18 to September 22, 1994.

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Tremendous Mass Concentration in Strange Galaxy Revealed by VLBA
January 11, 1995 at 6:35 pm | News Release

A dense whirling mass orbiting what almost certainly is a black hole of truly Brobdingnagian proportions has been discovered at the heart of an active galaxy some 21 million light years from Earth.

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Superluminal Motion Found In Milky Way
August 31, 1994 at 5:18 pm | News Release

Researchers using the Very Large Array have discovered that a small, powerful object in our own cosmic neighborhood is shooting out material at nearly the speed of light — a feat previously known to be performed only by the massive cores of entire galaxies.

NVSS image of the sky
NRAO Makes Available VLA Sky Survey Maps
June 15, 1994 at 6:08 pm | News Release

An original and comprehensive data set potentially full of scientific surprises now is available to astronomers, students and the public through the information superhighway.

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