Black hole imaging

Black hole imaging

Category : Cosmology , General News

A radiotelescope array with instruments around the planet, including the Spanish participation in IRAM, produced an image of a black hole event horizon, as announced last April 10, 2019. The result comes after a decade long effort and new developments in millimeter-wave technology (230-450 GHz).

The position of the telescopes participating in the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) and the Global mm-VLBI Array (GMVA).
The published image of the black hole at the center of Messier 87.