The star S2 makes a close approach to the black hole at the centre of the Milky Way

This time-lapse view shows images from the GRAVITY instrument on ESO's Very Large Telescope as it tracks the progress of the star S2 as it made a close passage past the black hole at the centre of the Milky Way in May 2018.

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ESO/GRAVITY Collaboration

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Release date:26 July 2018, 14:00
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Duration:18 s
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