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Found the oldest supermassive black hole

Photo: © Flickr/kqedquest the Oldest supermassive black hole

She appeared in 690 million years after the Big Bang.

Astronomers have discovered the oldest supermassive black hole that appeared after 690 million years after the Big Bang. The mass of a celestial body is about 800 million solar masses, reports Nature.

Discovered a black hole in the galaxy J1342+0928 in the constellation of Bootes. According to experts, in connection with the displacement of the black hole sees to be what it was more 13 billion years ago.

Scientists are baffled how she could reach such large sizes in such a short time. It is expected that this discovery will help to explore in more detail not only the process of the birth of black holes, but also their growth .

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