Simulation of gas cloud approaching the black hole at the centre of the Milky Way (fulldome)

A fulldome (fish-eye) view showing a simulation of the future behaviour of a gas cloud that has been observed approaching the supermassive black hole at the centre of the Milky Way. This is the first time ever that the approach of such a doomed cloud to a supermassive black hole has been observed and it is expected to break up completely during 2013.

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About the Video

Release date:20 May 2014, 10:55
Duration:40 s
Frame rate:30 fps

About the Object

Name:Milky Way Galactic Centre
Type:Unspecified : Galaxy : Component : Central Black Hole


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