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Release No.: 2019-04
For Release: Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 12:00pm

Lifting the Veil on the Black Hole at the Heart of Our Galaxy

sgra_images_4panels.pdf. Top left: simulation of Sgr A* at 86 GHz without interstellar scattering. Top right: simulation with interstellar scattering. Bottom right: observed image of Sgr A*. Bottom left: observed image of Sgr A* after removing the effects of interstellar scattering. Credit: S. Issaoun, M. Mościbrodzka, Radboud University/ M. D. Johnson, CfA

The Global Millimeter VLBI Array, joined by ALMA. Credit: S. Issaoun, Radboud University/ D. Pesce, CfA