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Caption: Animation of a black hole pulling material from its companion star, a system called a microquasar. Accretion of stellar material around the black hole powers two high-energy polar jets erupting from the black hole. This animation shows the black hole GRO J1655-40.

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Black hole and companion star

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Duration: 00:00:18.02

Frame size: 768x576

Frame rate: 25

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