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How to Spot a Primitive Black Hole
Mission: Spitzer Space TelescopeSpacecraft: Spitzer Space TelescopeInstrument: Infrared Array Camera (IRAC), Infrared Astronomical Satellite (IRAS), Multiband Imaging Photometer (MIPS) Size: 2400 x 3000
These two data plots from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope show a primitive supermassive black hole (top) compared to a typical one; usually, dust tori are missing and only gas disks are observed in primitive black holes.
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