Zooming in on the black hole and jet of Messier 87

This zoom video starts with a view of ALMA and zooms in on the heart of the M87 galaxy, showing successively more detailed observations. The final image shows the shadow of the black hole and a powerful jet expelled from it, together for the first time in the same image. The observations were obtained with telescopes from the Global Millimetre VLBI Array (GMVA), ALMA, of which ESO is a partner, and the Greenland Telescope.


ESO/L. Calçada, Digitized Sky Survey 2, ESA/Hubble, RadioAstron, De Gasperin et al., Kim et al., R.-S. Lu (SHAO), E. Ros (MPIfR), S. Dagnello (NRAO/AUI/NSF). Music: astral electronic.

O videu

Datum zveřejnění:26. dubna 2023 17:00
Související články:eso2305
Doba trvání:54 s
Frame rate:25 fps

O objektu

Jméno:Messier 87
Typ:Local Universe : Galaxy : Component : Central Black Hole
Kategorie:Quasars and Black Holes

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