Thursday, May 12, 2022

Unveiling Our Galaxy's Black Hole | Center for Astrophysics

Unveiling Our Galaxy's Black Hole | Center for Astrophysics

On Thursday, May 12, 2022, the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) collaboration released the first-ever image of the black hole at the center of our Milky Way galaxy. Scientists at the Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian were key players in this achievement.


Credit for Sgr A* Zoom in:

ESO/L. Calçada, N. Risinger (skysurvey.org), DSS, VISTA, VVV Survey/D. Minniti DSS, Nogueras-Lara et al., Schoedel, NACO, GRAVITY Collaboration, EHT Collaboration (Music: Azul Cobalto)/Harvard & Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (SAO)

Duration: 6 minutes, 16 seconds

Release Date: May 12, 2022


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