'The Unicorn' lies a mere 1,500 light-years from us and is just three times more massive than the sun.
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  • Apr 22, 2021

Tiny newfound 'Unicorn' is closest known black hole to Earth - Space.com

Astronomers have apparently found the closest known black hole to Earth, a weirdly tiny object dubbed "The Unicorn" that lurks just 1,500 light-years from us. The nickname has a double meaning. No… [+3513 chars]

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