Artist’s impression of the Black Hole at the heart of M87
10 April, 2019 / Read time: 1 minute
This artist’s impression depicts the black hole at the heart of the enormous elliptical galaxy M87. This black hole was chosen as the object of paradigm-shifting observations by the Event Horizon Telescope. The superheated material surrounding the black hole is shown, as is the relativistic jet launched by M87’s black hole.
Credit: ESO/M. Kornmesser