Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Black Hole At Center of Milky Was confirmed


wow check this out, there is Black Hole at the center of the Milky Way!

Observations were made using the 3.5m New Technology Telescope and the 8.2m Very Large Telescope (VLT) in Chile. Both are operated by the European Southern Obsevatory (Eso).



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





6 comments:

libero anima said...

hmm that's interesting .. or scary ?..

Neoark said...

interesting, it's in the center of the galaxy and very far like 26,000 light-years away, although the size of the blackhole is 2.6 million times the sun.

if you calculate the speed of light is like 300000 km/s.

traveling in speed of light for 26,000 years, you will finally even get close to the blackhole in milky way.

sub7an allah, i feel we are so tiny

Batoul A. said...

We are soooo insignificant its not even funny.. wow! wa ni3ma billah.

I love the photo.

Neoark said...

then how about nebula rose? it exists in the sky!

http://www.geocities.com/alummah2000/images/Red_Rose_Nebula_Rahman.jpg

http://www.fas.org/irp/imint/docs/rst/Sect20/rose.jpg

http://www.crystalinks.com/rosenebula07.jpg

Batoul A. said...

its gorgeous!!

Neoark said...

yup ;p