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wn.com 13 May, 2022 08:00 am

Sagittarius Ax: NASA Telescopes Support Event Horizon Telescope in Studying Milky Way’s Black Hole

As the Event Horizon Telescope collected data for its remarkable new image of the Milky Way’s supermassive black hole, a legion of other telescopes including three NASA X-ray observatories in space was also watching. Astronomers are using these observations to learn more about how the black hole in the center of the Milky Way galaxy — known as Sagittarius A * (Sgr A* for short) — interacts with, and feeds off, its environment some 27,000 light years from Earth. The main panel of this graphic
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