Blackhole 3D Postcard
This 3D postcard depicts a rapidly spinning supermassive black hole surrounded by an accretion disc. This thin disc of rotating material consists of the leftovers of a Sun-like star which was ripped apart by the tidal forces of the black hole. Shocks in the colliding debris as well as heat generated in accretion led to a burst of light, resembling a supernova explosion.Credit:
ESO, ESA/Hubble, M. Kornmesser
About the Postcard
|Release date:||25 January 2019, 01:46|
|Dimensions:||14.8 cm (W) x 14.8 cm (H) x 0.01 cm (D)|
More details about this product:
See the ESO Shop Catalogue.