Galactic Centre and Black Hole

This is a combined image showing the central region of our Milky Way galaxy and an artist’s impression of a bright “blob” of gas in the disc of material surrounding the black hole in the centre of our Galaxy.

Credit:

ESO/APEX/2MASS/A. Eckart et al. , ESO/L. Calçada

About the Image

Id:eso0841c
Type:Artwork
Release date:18 November 2008
Related releases:eso0841
Size:3000 x 2000 px

About the Object

Name:Milky Way Galactic Centre
Type:• Milky Way : Galaxy : Component : Central Black Hole
• X - Galaxies
• X - Illustrations
Distance:25000 light years

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