Press Conference: Discovery of Very Close Binary Black Holes just before Its Black Hole Merger

The research team led by Satoru Iguchi, Associate Professor of NAOJ, succeeded in observing a very close binary black hole in the center of 3C66B (a giant elliptical galaxy within the cluster A347) just before its black hole merger.
It was estimated that these two black holes could be merged in approximately 500 years. The observation was conducted with

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