Astronomers capture 1st image of Milky Way’s huge black hole

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The colorized image is from the international consortium behind the Event Horizon Telescope. Previous efforts had found the black hole in the center of our galaxy too jumpy to get a good picture. The Milky Way black hole is called Sagittarius A(asterisk) It is 4 million times more massive than our sun.
Astronomers capture 1st image of Milky Way’s huge black hole
9 days ago·Washington, United States

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Times of India

Scientists unveil image of huge black hole at Milky Way's center

Project scientists have looked for a ring of light - super-heated disrupted matter and radiation circling at tremendous speed at the edge of the event horizon - around a region of darkness representing the actual black hole. This is known as the black hole's shadow or silhouette. The Milky Way is a spiral galaxy that contains at least 100 billion stars. Viewed from above or below it resembles a spinning pinwheel, with our sun situated on one of t

9 days ago·Mumbai, India
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BBC News

First picture of monster black hole in our galaxy - BBC News

Astronomers reveal the first ever image of the black hole at the core of our galaxy.

9 days ago·United Kingdom
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The Guardian

Supermassive black hole at centre of Milky Way seen for first time

Event Horizon telescope captures image giving a glimpse of the turbulent heart of our galaxy

9 days ago·London, United Kingdom
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Reuters

Scientists unveil image of 'gentle giant' black hole at Milky Way's center

Scientists on Thursday provided the first look at the "gentle giant" lurking at the center of our Milky Way galaxy - an image of a supermassive black hole that devours any matter within its huge gravitational pull but is currently on a bit of a diet.

9 days ago·United Kingdom
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CBC News

Astronomers hint at 1st photos of Milky Way's supermassive black hole | CBC News

Just over three years after astronomers revealed the first photograph of a black hole, scientists are hinting at another remarkable image. Watch live starting at 9 a.m. ET.

9 days ago·Canada
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CTV News

Astronomers capture 1st image of Milky Way's huge black hole

The world got a look Thursday at the first wild but fuzzy image of the supermassive black hole at the centre of our own Milky Way galaxy.

9 days ago·Toronto, Canada
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