Uncovering a Black Hole in an Immense Dust Cloud (ESOcast 251 Light)
Active galactic nuclei (AGNs) are extremely energetic sources powered by supermassive black holes. This short video provides insights into these peculiar objects by showcasing a new discovery on the AGN at the centre of the Messier 77 galaxy.Credit:
Directed by: Herbert Zodet and Martin Wallner.
Editing: Herbert Zodet.
Web and technical support: Gurvan Bazin and Raquel Yumi Shida.
Written by: Anita Chandran and Juliet Hannay.
Music: Stellardrone — Billions And Billions.
Footage and photos: ESO, Jaffe, Gámez-Rosas et al., L. Calçada, M. Kornmesser, C. Malin (christophmalin.com) and Gianluca Lombardi (glphoto.it).
Scientific consultants: Paola Amico and Mariya Lyubenova.
About the Video
|Release date:||16 February 2022, 17:00|
|Duration:||02 m 00 s|
|Frame rate:||25 fps|