AAS: First Image of the Milky Way’s Supermassive Black Hole

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https://aasnova.org/2022/05/12/first-im ... pUzXlCU4bo

The images in this article are superb, BTW:

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The discovery paper is open access!

https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3 ... 213/ac6674

Unlike M87* Sgr A* has no orientation determined yet. It is approximately spherical within observational constraints.
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notFritzArgelander wrote: Fri May 13, 2022 12:16 am https://aasnova.org/2022/05/12/first-im ... pUzXlCU4bo

The images in this article are superb, BTW:

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i agree they are , thx .
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Excellent work on producing these fantastic images. Sure am looking forward to the video of the hot gas swirling around the BH.
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Gmetric wrote: Fri May 13, 2022 6:47 am Excellent work on producing these fantastic images. Sure am looking forward to the video of the hot gas swirling around the BH.
Me too! I think it will be terribly interesting! Especially if they can do polarization imagery....
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Nice!
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Quite amazing!
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Dr. Becky’s explanation of the image.

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@Gmetric , thanks so much for this! Excellent treatment.
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