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"Seeing" the Cygnus X-1 in a different light

These images of the enigmatic region show activity in different wavelengths.
June 2010 WE Cygnus north
Northern region of Cygnus X-1.
Steve Cullen
In the June 2010 issue, Steve Cullen wrote the story "How an amateur astronomer captured a black hole scoop." In it, he shared how he imaged the region of Cygnus X-1, a well-known black hole in the constellation Cygnus the Swan. His images showed features that even professional observatories failed to capture.

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