Thursday, September 4, 2008

Black Hole in the Milky Way

Angling Black Holes

Sagittarius A* (Sgr A*): The supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way galaxy.

Credits: NASA, CXC, MIT, F.K.Baganoff et al

By using an array of telescopes, astronomers get to look at the black hole in the center of our galaxy at a new angle. That reveals new information about the black hole residing there in the middle of Sagittarius! :-)

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