Simulated image of an accreting black hole

Simulated image of an accreting black hole. The event horizon is in the middle of the image, and the shadow can be seen with a rotating accretion disk surrounding it.

Credit:

Bronzwaer/Davelaar/Moscibrodzka/Falcke/Radboud University

About the Image

Id:raptor-4k
Type:Artwork
Release date:28 April 2017, 11:38
Size:1500 x 844 px

About the Object

Type:Unspecified : Star : Evolutionary Stage : Black Hole
Unspecified : Galaxy : Component : Central Black Hole
Category:Quasars and Black Holes

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