Space Sparks Episode 16: Hubble Determines Mass of Isolated Black Hole Roaming Our Milky Way

Following six years of meticulous observations, the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has provided, for the first time ever, clear evidence for a lone black hole drifting through interstellar space. This is the first time the mass of an isolated black hole has been measured.


Directed by: Bethany Downer and Nico Bartmann
Editing: Nico Bartmann
Web and technical support: Enciso Systems
Written by: Bethany Downer
Music: STAN DART - The Tower of Darkness (Music written and performed by STAN DART)
Footage and photos: ESA/Hubble, ESA, NASA, STScI, Digitized Sky Survey, Nick Risinger (

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Release date:10 June 2022, 16:00
Related releases:heic2210
Duration:01 m 32 s
Frame rate:25 fps

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