October 27, 2021

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Black Hole Super Zoom!

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Black Hole Super Zoom!

Everyone is talking about the black hole image, which is amazing! But I’ve been wondering where actually is the black hole? So here it is. It is inbetween the virgo and leo constellations. Although you can’t see it (unless you have a planet sized radio telescope array), it is still nice to know where it is.

Image Credits:

Composite images from wikisky M87
http://server7.wikisky.org/v2?ra=12.513722222221988&de=12.391111111110996&zoom=1&show_grid=1&show_constellation_lines=1&show_constellation_boundaries=1&show_const_names=1&show_galaxies=1&img_source=IMG_all

black hole image
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Messier_87#/media/File:Black_hole_-_Messier_87_(cropped).jpg

location of earth images
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Location_of_Earth_(3×3-English_Annot-small).png

M87 jet
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:M87_jet.jpg

How to find the virgo constellation
https://www.thoughtco.com/virgo-constellation-4171529

Hubble pixel Alex Parker via Twitter

Size of Solar System in Black Hole

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