Boom Astronomical : the first real picture piercing black

Boom Astronomical : the first real picture piercing black

After years of relying on images created by the computer, the scientists using a telescope and a giant, the first real image of a black hole.

The screenshot shows the supermassive black hole in the galaxy Messier 87, which is located about 55 million light-years away, the images confirm that the black hole is really huge, with its mass of 6.5 million times the mass of the sun.

Required image connected to eight of the telescopes located at high altitudes, including telescopes located in Chile and Antarctica, to reach a precision high enough to capture such a body is relatively small for the space the vast universe .

This technique, flow measurement with long baseline is very, included also synchronize the atomic clocks and even take advantage of the rotation of the Earth.

He said one of the experts (NASA) commenting on the photo : “it’s a mysterious image, but it supports the prediction of the theory of general relativity for decades” .

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