The giant spiral galaxy in the constellation of Andromeda (M31), with
its two smaller companions: NGC 205 (left) and M32 (right). The galaxy
M32 is suspected to harbor a three million solar mass black hole in its nucleus. See this animation for an illustration of
the effect that the black hole has on the motions of the surrounding
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