Source: ESA/Hubble Photo Release heic1602
The sleeping giant NGC 4889.
Image credits: NASA & ESA.
The placid appearance of NGC 4889 can fool the unsuspecting observer. But the elliptical galaxy, pictured in this new image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, harbours a dark secret. At its heart lurks one of the most massive black holes ever discovered.(learn more)