Was the star not completely destroyed in the initial encounter with the black hole?

Supermassive black holes are found in the center of most galaxies, their mass is hundreds of thousands of times that of our Sun, it is difficult for even light to escape from them. They are invisible, they cannot be seen, but when a star gets close to a black hole, the star is pulled apart …

Are the stars emitting the ghostly haze not gravitationally bound to any of the galaxies?

 The ghost lights seen between galaxies are very old, created when countless stars wander intergalactically like lost, spirits, emitting a ghostly haze of light. The stars emitting the ghostly haze are not gravitationally bound to any one galaxy in a cluster, troubling astronomers with the question of how the stars become so scattered throughout the …

Appears as a swirling wall of smoke in NGC 6530.