The Centre of our Galaxy

In an unprecedented 16-year long study, using several of ESO’s flagship telescopes, astronomers have produced the most detailed view ever of the surroundings of the monster lurking at our Galaxy’s heart – a supermassive black hole. The research has unravelled the hidden secrets of this tumultuous region by mapping the orbits of almost 30 stars.

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ESO/S. Gillessen

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Id:eso0846f
Közzététel napja:2008. december 10.
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Időtartam:25 s
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Név:Black hole
Típus:Milky Way
Category:Quasars and Black Holes

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