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Astronomers have found the youngest black hole.
A global team of radio Astronomers think they might have found the youngest black hole or neutron star approximately 30 million light-years from Earth. A supernova in exactly the same location was found to have exploded some time around 1983, and subsequent observations have found a brightly-emitting object at the very centre of the supernova remnant. They still can't tell if it's actually a black hole, or just a neutron star or pulsar, so further measurements will be required.
NASA's Cassini spacecraft is set to make its first and only flyby of Saturn's Moon Phoebe on Friday at 2056 UTC (4:56 pm EDT). The tiny Moon is only 220 km (137 miles) across, and Cassini will get within 2,000 kilometres (1,240 miles). This picture was taken on June 10 - one day before its closest encounter - when Cassini was still 658,000 kilometres (409,000 miles) away, so the resolution of the image is going to get much much better. Cassini will reach Saturn at the end of the month.
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