The JWST catches sight of a super-red massive black hole

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Super-red black hole, The analysis of images produced by the James Webb Space Telescope suggests that there may have been an “extremely red” supermassive black hole in the early cosmos.

In a study published in Interesting Engineering, researchers suggest that the Super-red black hole red colour reflects the fact that it is situated behind a thick layer of dust that blocks the majority of the light it emits, causing most of the light to be absorbed.

We were very excited when JWST sent its first data to us, and we were looking forward to this for a long time. While scanning the data that arrived for the UNCOVER programme, we noticed that three objects from the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, which had been very compact, yet very prominently lit by red, were standing out and caught our attention,” said Lukas Furtak, a postdoctoral researcher and the lead author of the study.

An early universe lensed quasar appears to be the object that has the appearance of this object. This article explains how supermassive black holes, which are the active galactic nuclei in a galaxy, provide energy to quasars.

Furtak said, “The “red-dot” appearance of the objects immediately led us to suspect that they were quasars,” and he explained how this led to his conclusion.

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