The first image of a black hole becomes even more exciting when you zoom out
Last week, researchers unveiled the first-ever image of Sagittarius A
The image was taken by a global network of radio telescopes, the Event Horizon Telescope Project.
Then we zoom out. The Chandra X-ray Observatory is unable to see the shadow of the black
but many other details surrounding the black hole are visible.
, we see a mixture of magnetic fields and gravitational fields around the singularity.
Zooming out a bit, we see the vicinity of the M87.
Galaxy M87 is located 60 million light-years from Earth. The galaxy is located at the center of the Virgo cluster