mersenneforum.org  

Go Back   mersenneforum.org > Extra Stuff > Hobbies > Astronomy

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 2021-08-04, 14:20   #1
MattcAnderson
 
MattcAnderson's Avatar
 
"Matthew Anderson"
Dec 2010
Oregon, USA

911 Posts
Default Event horizon telescope

Today’s Astronomy Picture Of the Day is awesome.
See apod.nasa.gov for August 4, 2021.
There is a picture of a giant purple plume emitting from a black hole. It is in the direction of Centaurus A. Also, technology exists to link up several satellite dishes worldwide to use iferometry to resolve small features. This is what I just read on a website. Take a look at the picture.

Matt

Last fiddled with by Uncwilly on 2021-08-04 at 14:32 Reason: fixed date
MattcAnderson is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 2021-10-21, 09:28   #2
Lariliss
 
"Lariliss"
Oct 2021
UK

910 Posts
Default

Great, united effort makes history.
Inside the black hole image that made history by Sheperd Doeleman and an international team.
These evidences make positive view to a future. Since there are a lot of data collection made, but to achieve breakthrough collaboration is essential.
An international team anchored by the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) Collaboration, which is known for capturing the first image of a black hole in the galaxy Messier 87, has now imaged the heart of the nearby radio galaxy Centaurus A in unprecedented detail.
To observe the Centaurus A galaxy with this unprecedentedly sharp resolution at a wavelength of 1.3 mm, the EHT collaboration used Very Long Baseline Interferometry (VLBI), the same technique with which the famous image of the black hole in M87 was made. An alliance of eight telescopes around the world joined together to create the virtual Earth-sized Event Horizon Telescope. The EHT collaboration involves more than 300 researchers from Africa, Asia, Europe, North and South America.
Lariliss is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Event ID 1000 storm5510 Software 1 2018-09-29 13:23
Is there hope for the GPU shortage on the horizon? tServo GPU Computing 15 2018-03-08 22:20
Telescope Porn (SFW) xilman Astronomy 21 2018-02-06 11:07
GPU-powered Prime95 on the horizon? ixfd64 Software 2 2010-02-12 07:26
STS-125 Hubble Space Telescope Servicing Mission 4 lavalamp Lounge 11 2009-05-12 09:12

All times are UTC. The time now is 03:18.


Mon Oct 25 03:18:17 UTC 2021 up 93 days, 21:47, 0 users, load averages: 1.16, 1.23, 1.09

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

This forum has received and complied with 0 (zero) government requests for information.

Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation.
A copy of the license is included in the FAQ.