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jimgraber
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Nov28-07, 05:42 AM
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The outer disk might well be aligned with the orbital plane, but the inner disk should be aligned with the equatorial plane of the spinning (Kerr) black hole. It's called the Bardeen-Petterson effect and it's due to frame dragging.
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Jim Graber