So many of us are helping astronomers (and ourselves) to see the night sky that there are discoveries all the time. Review the article linked for an amazing find.
As always, please help preserve the night sky by changing your lights to Dark Sky Friendly fixtures available through www.StarryNightLights.com and encourage your friends, family, and neighbors to do the same.As reported in the March 1, 2019, National Institutes of Natural Sciences and on https://phys.org/news/2019-03-black-hole.html, astronomers have detected a stealthy black hole from its effects on an interstellar gas cloud. This intermediate-mass black hole is one of over 100 million quiet black holes expected to be lurking in the galaxy. These results provide a new method to search for other hidden black holes and help us understand the growth and evolution of black holes.
Read more at: https://phys.org/news/2019-03-black-hole.html#jCp