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.

Credit:

ESO/M. Kornmesser

About the Video

Id:eso1907f
Release date:10 April 2019, 15:07
Related releases:eso1907
Duration:22 s
Frame rate:25 fps

About the Object

Name:Messier 87
Type:Local Universe : Galaxy : Component : Central Black Hole
Category:Quasars and Black Holes

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