Simulated images of the shadow of a black hole

General relativity predicts that the shadow should be circular (middle), but a black hole could potentially also have a prolate (left) or oblate (right) shadow. Future EHT images will test this prediction.

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About the Image

Id:shadow-evt
Type:Simulation
Release date:3 April 2017, 16:11
Size:750 x 250 px

About the Object

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

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