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Black Holes

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Stellar -Black holes with a mass of about 5 - 100 Suns formed at the end of very massive star's evolutionary cycle.
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Mid-mass -A newly discovered type of black hole that has a mass of 500 - 1,000's of Suns.
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Supermassive -Black holes with a mass of a million or more Suns located in the centers of galaxies.
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