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The first-ever photo of the Milky Way’s black hole revealed after the groundbreaking Sagittarius A* mission

THE first ever detailed photograph of the black hole at the center of our galaxy has been revealed.

The black hole is called Sagittarius A* and has never been photographed before.

This is the very first image of Sagittarius A*

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This is the very first image of Sagittarius A*Photo credit: NSF

The glowing orb you see is actually plasma at the edge of the black hole.

Scientists unveiled the stunning image at a press conference today.

The National Science Foundation called the event “groundbreaking.”

The image was taken by the Project Event Horizon Telescope.

The project involved multiple telescopes to image the black hole, and then scientists stitched those images together.

Several years passed before the final result.

The first photograph of a black hole was taken in 2019.

After that, scientists turned their attention to Sagittarius A*.

Black holes were first predicted by Albert Einstein 100 years ago – although Einstein himself wasn’t sure if they existed.

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Chris Barrese

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