Incredibly large black hole devours a lump of matter every second

An artist’s impression of a rapidly expanding supermassive black hole from afar. (Image credit: Shutterstock)

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Astronomers have discovered the brightest and fastest growing black hole that has existed for the last 9 billion years. The enormous cosmic entity is 3 billion times more massive than that sun and swallows one Earth– Size of a part of matter every second.

The new supermassive black hole, known as J1144, is about 500 times as much as the Sagittarius A *, the supermassive black hole in the heart of The Milky Waywhich was recently photographed for the first time. A ring with super hot plasma around the huge void also emits around 7000 times more light than our entire galaxy.