X-ray and radio data let
astronomers pinpoint when the black hole system H1743-322 ejected
powerful gas 'bullets' during its mid-2009 outburst. In this animation,
an X-ray hot spot in the gas around the black hole produced signals of
rising frequency as the spot moved closer to the black hole. When the
bullets were ejected June 3, the hot spot vanished.
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