Simulated image of Sagittarius A*

A simulated image of the supermassive black hole Sagittarius A*, which is likely to be obtained in the most recent EHT observations. The dark gap at the centre is the shadow of the black hole.

Credit:

Kazunori Akiyama (MIT Haystack Observatory)

About the Image

Id:akiyama_sgra
Type:Simulation
Release date:13 July 2017, 18:11
Size:860 x 450 px

About the Object

Name:Sagittarius A*
Type:Milky Way : Galaxy : Component : Central Black Hole
Category:Quasars and Black Holes

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