Thursday, September 22, 2022

Hot Gas Bubble Swirling Around Our Supermassive Black Hole | ESO

Hot Gas Bubble Swirling Around Our Supermassive Black Hole | ESO

ESOcast 256 Light: Using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), astronomers have found a hot bubble of gas that swirls around Sagittarius A*, the black hole at the center of our galaxy, at 30% of the speed of light.


Credit: European Southern Observatory (ESO)

Directed by: Herbert Zodet and Martin Wallner

Editing: Herbert Zodet

Web and technical support: Gurvan Bazin and Raquel Yumi Shida

Written by: Rebecca Forsberg and Rory Harris

Footage and photos: ESO, Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) Collaboration, M. Kornmesser, L. Cal├žada (Acknowledgment: M. Wielgus), Jordy Davelaar et al./Radboud University/BlackHoleCam, ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO) and C. Malin

Scientific consultant: Mariya Lyubenova

Release Date: September 22, 2022

Duration: 1 minute, 27 seconds


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