List of black holes

List of black holes

This is a list of Messier and New General Catalogue designations are given where possible.

Contents

  • Supermassive black holes and candidates 1
    • Types 1.1
  • Intermediate-mass black holes and candidates 2
  • Stellar black holes and candidates 3
  • Multiple black hole systems 4
    • Binary black holes 4.1
    • Trinary black holes 4.2
  • See also 5
  • References 6
  • External links 7

Supermassive black holes and candidates

Types

Intermediate-mass black holes and candidates

Stellar black holes and candidates

Multiple black hole systems

Binary black holes

Trinary black holes

As of 2014, there are 5 known triple black hole systems known.[7]

See also

References

  1. ^ M87's satellite galaxy NGC 4486B, SEDS
  2. ^ http://adsabs.harvard.edu/cgi-bin/bib_query?arXiv:1202.3149
  3. ^ Knapp, Alex (2012-02-22). "The Smallest Known Black Hole Has 20 Million Mile Per Hour Winds". Forbes (Forbes.com LLC). Retrieved 2012-02-22. 
  4. ^ NASA.gov, "NASA's RXTE Detects 'Heartbeat' of Smallest Black Hole Candidate", 2011.12.15 (accessed 2011.12.17)
  5. ^ ScienceDaily, "Heaviest Stellar Black Hole Discovered In Nearby Galaxy", Oct. 18, 2007 (accessed 12-12-2009)
  6. ^ ESA (25 April 2014). "Unique pair of hidden black holes discovered by XMM-Newton". Space Daily. 
  7. ^ a b Deane, R. P.; Paragi, Z.; Jarvis, M. J.; Coriat, M.; Bernardi, G.; Fender, R. P.; Frey, S.; Heywood, I.; Klöckner, H.-R.; Grainge, K.; Rumsey, C.; (24 June 2014). "A close-pair binary in a distant triple supermassive black hole system". Nature (July 2014) 511 (7507): 57–60.  
  8. ^ Schawinski, Kevin; Urry, Meg; Treister, Ezequiel; Simmons, Brooke; Natarajan, Priyamvada; Glikman, Eilat; (29 November 2011). "Evidence for Three Accreting Black Holes in a Galaxy at z ~ 1.35: A Snapshot of Recently Formed Black Hole Seeds?". The Astrophysical Journal Letters (December 2011) 743 (2): 6.  
  9. ^ Liu, Xin; Shen, Yue; Strauss, Michael A.; (18 April 2011). "Cosmic Train Wreck by Massive Black Holes: Discovery of a Kiloparsec-scale Triple Active Galactic Nucleus". The Astrophysical Journal Letters (July 2011) 736 (1): 5.  

External links

  • NASA's general description of black holes.
  • A list of black hole stars and candidates compiled by Dr. William Robert Johnston, Ph.D (Physics), a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Texas (Dallas).