GRAVITY tracks star passing supermassive black hole

The GRAVITY instrument in the VLT Interferometer has tracked the motion of the star S2 as it made a very close approach to the black hole at the centre of the Milky Way. This image shows the star and black hole shortly before their closest approach in May 2018.

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ESO/GALAXY Collaboration

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Id:eso1825f
Tipi:Ngjitje
Data e Publikimit:Kor 26, 2018, 14:00 CEST
Publikime të ngjashme:eso1825
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Rreth objektit

Tipi:Milky Way : Galaxy : Component : Central Black Hole
Kategori:Quasars and Black Holes
Stars

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Very Large Telescope
GRAVITY

 

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