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First Image of a Black Hole

First Image of a Black Hole

The First Image of Black Hole refers to the first photograph of a black hole, revealed to the public by the National Science Foundation on April 10, 2019.

Following the release of the photograph, Katie Bouman was credited for developing the first visualization.

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On April 10, 2019, the National Science Foundation issued a press release revealing the first ever photograph of a black hole.

The photograph of black hole at the center of Messier 87 galaxy was made using the Event Horizon Telescope.

In the released photograph, a supermassive black hole and its shadow can be seen.

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