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, as is the relativistic jet launched by M87’s black hole.


ESO/M. Kornmesser

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Publiseringsdato:10. april 2019 15:07
Relaterte pressemeldinger:eso1907
Spilletid:18 s
Frame rate:25 fps

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Navn:Messier 87
Type:Local Universe : Galaxy : Component : Central Black Hole
Kategori:Quasars and Black Holes

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