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(stellar-sized black hole with quasar-like activity)

A microquasar is like a small quasar: a smaller black hole, e.g., a stellar remnant, accreting matter from a companion star in a accretion disk and with jets analogous to those of a quasar. An object found in 1979 is the earliest discovery to be so-classified.

It has quasar-like characteristics but not necessarily scaled down proportionally.

(stars,black holes,object type,jets)

Referenced by:
SS 433