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Old 01-15-2013, 12:35 PM
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The structure is a large quasar group—a collection of supermassive black holes which form a single, massive structure—and it is huge. It's made up of seventy-three quasars, and is over four billion light-years across at its widest point. For some perspective, that distance is 1,600 times larger than the distance between our galaxy, the Milky Way, and its nearest neighbour, the Andromeda Galaxy.
I'm wondering how you could have a collection of black holes. Wouldn't they just become one extra big black hole?

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