in the constellation Ophiuchus
870 million to 2 billion times the mass of the Sun
Diameter roughly equal to the diameter of Uranus' or Neptune's orbit around the Sun
A Hubble Space Telescope view of NGC 6240. [NASA/ESA/Hubble Heritage (STScI/AURA)-ESA/Hubble Collaboration/A. Evans]
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