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The Large-Scale Ionization Cones in the Galaxy

21 Feb 2020, 17:00 UTC
The Large-Scale Ionization Cones in the Galaxy
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Joss Bland-Hawthorn et al 2019 ApJ 886 45
New observations show that some Magellanic Stream clouds toward both galactic poles are highly ionized, suggesting a past burst or flare of ionizing radiation from the supermassive black hole at our galaxy’s center.

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