WOW! Finally Black Hole Photographed

This is first time ever image of a black hole captured. The black hole lies in the center of galaxy M87. The image is captured by Event Horizon Telescope(EHT). It is ground based telescope.

Supermassive black hole in the center of the galaxy M87 and it shadow

A black hole is a region in space where the pulling force of gravity is so strong that light is not able to escape. The strong gravity occurs because matter has been pressed into a tiny space. This compression can take place at the end of a star’s life. Some black holes are a result of dying stars. Because no light can escape, black holes are invisible .

However, space telescopes with special instruments can help find black holes. They can observe the behavior of material and stars that are very close to black holes.

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  1. Sakshi

    Its very informative.

    1. admin

      Thanks

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