An article in last Thursday's Sun on discovery of a...

June 01, 1994

An article in last Thursday's Sun on discovery of a super-massive black hole in the galaxy M87 included an incorrect comparison. The speed measurements of gases in M87 were taken at a distance of 60 light years from the galaxy's center. That is equivalent to 15 times the distance from Earth to the nearest star, Alpha Centauri.

The Sun regrets the error.

FOR THE RECORD - CORRECTION

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