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The First Close up Image Of A Black Hole PART 2

The first picture taken from a black hole was released on April 10th by the most precise telescope that exists in the planet. This image confirmed many questions and doubts that individuals around the world wonder about.

So exactly what did we obtain about the image? The image certifies that the mass of this black hole, found in the center of the galaxy M87, comes from nearby stars that are close to the orbit.

The black hole in M87, situated around 55 million light-years from Earth, is the primary dark opening whose mass has been determined by three exact strategies: the swirl of encompassing gases, estimating the movement of stars,  and now, on account of the Event Horizon Telescope imaging venture, the distance across the dark gap’s shadow.

For years, beginning in 1978, researchers have been trying to use the best technology into obtaining the exact amount of stars orbiting the black hole. Presently in the EHT picture there are shining orange ring of gases and residue around the dark gap that has explained the problem. As indicated by Einstein’s general hypothesis of relativity, the diameter of the space in the focal point of the picture — the dark opening’s shadow — is without deviation identified with its mass.

The size of the shadow of the black hole demonstrates that it a wormhole. This means that inside it there exists theoretical bridges between distant points in spacetime. Although this hole has revealed the most fascinating information, there still exists many unanswered questions. Scientists are excited to let everyone know what other findings they found from this picture.     

Alessandra Quevedo

Alessandra Quevedo is a 12th grader. She writes science editorials and is a marketing specialist for the Newspaper Team. Her favorite food is cheesecake.

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