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Release No.: 2017-35
For Release: Wednesday, December 20, 2017 - 2:00pm

Cosmic Filament Probes Our Galaxy’s Giant Black Hole

A radio image from the NSF’s Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array showing the center of our galaxy. The mysterious radio filament is the curved line located near the center of the image, & the supermassive black hole Sagittarius A* (Sgr A*), is shown by the bright source near the bottom of the image.

NSF/VLA/UCLA/M. Morris et al.

A radio image from the NSF’s Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array showing the center of our galaxy. The mysterious radio filament is the curved line located near the center of the image, & the supermassive black hole Sagittarius A* (Sgr A*), is shown by the bright source near the bottom of the image.

NSF/VLA/UCLA/M. Morris et al.