Artist’s impression of the Black Hole at the heart of M87

This artist’s impression depicts the black hole at the heart of the enormous elliptical galaxy M87. This black hole was chosen as the object of paradigm-shifting observations by the Event Horizon Telescope. The superheated material surrounding the black hole is shown, as is the relativistic jet launched by M87’s black hole.

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ESO/M. Kornmesser

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Auðkenni:eso1907e
Útgáfudagur:Apr 10, 2019, 15:07 CEST
Tengdar fréttatilkynningar:eso1907
Tímalengd:18 s
Frame rate:25 fps

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Nafn:Messier 87
Tegund:Local Universe : Galaxy : Component : Central Black Hole
Flokkur:Quasars and Black Holes

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