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Observation Post/Building 211 211 Lincoln Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94129 United States

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February 2018

Flares and Fireworks from Black Holes

February 20 @ 7:45 pm
San Francisco Amateur Astronomers, Observation Post/Building 211 211 Lincoln Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94129 United States
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Black holes are some of the most exotic and extreme objects in the universe. Though they sound like the stuff of science fiction, they are real and much more common than you might think. Every galaxy has a black hole lurking at its center! Black holes are not actually black, because matter falling into black holes releases energy that can power some of the brightest objects we see in the night sky.In this lecture you will find out exactly what…

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