The centre of the Milky Way

Image of the galactic centre. For the interferometric GRAVITY observations the star IRS 16C was used as a reference star, the actual target was the star S2. The position of the centre, which harbours the (invisible) black hole known as Sgr A*,with 4 million solar masses, is marked by the orange cross.

Telif:

ESO/MPE/S. Gillessen et al.

Görüntü Hakkında

Kimlik:eso1622b
Tür:Kolaj
Yayın tarihi:23 Haziran 2016 10:00
Bağlantılı bültenler:eso1622
Boyut:1384 x 1126 px

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Adı:IRS 16C
Tür:Milky Way : Galaxy : Component : Central Black Hole
Kategori:Quasars and Black Holes

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