Astronomers have discovered the largest black hole ever in NGC 1277 Galaxy. It is super massive black hole which discovered in the center of NGC 1277 galaxy.




It discovered by researchers of University of Texas by Hobby-Eberly Telescope. It is in the center of NGC 1277 galaxy which is 250 million light years away from the earth. NGC 1277 galaxy is lenticular galaxy which is located in Constellation Perseus. This galaxy discovered by Lawrence Parsons in 4 December 1875.

  • This black hole  has 17 billion solar mass.
  • It accounts 14% mass of entire galaxy’s mass.
  • It’s event horizon is 11 times larger than the diameter of Neptune’s orbit around the sun.