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Our astronomers have detected a stellar-mass black hole in another galaxy, much further away than any other previously known. With a mass above fifteen times that of the sun, this is the second most massive black hole of this type ever discovered.
This animation shows how the stellar black hole NGC 300 X-1 might look. Note: there is no audio in this video.
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Credit: ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2/P. Crowther/L. Calçada.