This optical and infrared image from the Digitized Sky Survey shows the crowded field around the micro-quasar GRS 1915+105 (GRS 1915 for short) located near the plane of our Galaxy. The inset shows a close-up of the Chandra image of GRS 1915, one of the brightest X-ray sources in the Milky Way galaxy. This micro-quasar contains a black hole about 14 times the mass of the Sun that is feeding off material from a nearby companion star. As the material swirls toward the black hole, an accretion disk forms. Powerful jets have also been observed in radio images of this system, along with remarkably unpredictable and complicated variability ranging from timescales of seconds to months.

GRS 1915+105

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-Kimberly Arcand, CXC

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In recent studies,there is a continuity of the gravitation pull and magnetic polarization. The universe's recycling space is when the sun outlives its chemistry dies and becomes a blackhole (its death)and its collection of all debris from what ever else has crowded it previous gravitation hold that is what causes the vacuum hence as different systems of matter are drawn in. It gestation phase so since more matter( cosmic garbage collection) it will draw everything into its field as other galactic subjects maintain their fields that is why it self regulates the whole keeps it in perimeters. That is why I was suprised to the word pathological. Sub atomic paricles are doing what the thermal and magnetic quasars are doing that is why density has life. The world has some the same cycles. Hey the universe is really green it recyles everything and every opportunity it is recyle or rebirth no matter what species we are made from the same stuff fundamentally could we please use the word natural as opposed pathological it diminishes the larger paradigm Congrats beautiful photos; terrifing chaos and blissful peace. thank you again for all your hardwork

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