spin rate

It was the indigenously built SXT and Large Area X-ray Proportional Counter (LAXPC) instruments on-board the Astrosat that first observed the black hole in a favourable state so as to be able to interpret the X-ray at the end of 2016.

Isro-Nasa project finds black hole that spins near max possible rate

By Snehal Fernandes | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON OCT 28, 2018 06:20 PM IST
The findings are significant, said researchers, because so far, high spin rates of only about five black holes have been quantified accurately
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