Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Astronomers Capture First Image of a Black Hole: ESOcast 199 Light

Astronomers Capture First Image of a Black Hole: ESOcast 199 Light
April 10, 2019: The Event Horizon Telescope (EHT)a planet-scale array of eight ground-based radio telescopes forged through international collaborationwas designed to capture images of a black hole. In coordinated press conferences across the globe, EHT researchers revealed that they succeeded, unveiling the first direct visual evidence of a supermassive black hole and its shadow.

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The ESOcast Light is a series of short videos bringing you the wonders of the Universe in bite-sized pieces.

Credit: European Southern Observatory (ESO)
Duration: 1 minute, 42 seconds
Release Date: April 10, 2019


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