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New Super Telescope Captures Massive Black Hole at Center of our Galaxy

AmazeLab - Friday, 13 July 2018

The clearest image of the center of our galaxy is thanks to South Africa’s new super telescope, MeerKAT, which will be part of the world's largest telescope when it's complete.

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New Super Telescope Captures Massive Black Hole at Center of our Galaxy

Ever wondered what a black hole looks like in major detail???Well, a new South African super telescope captured the clearest image yet??of the supermassive black hole at the center of our galaxy 25,000 light years away??With its 64 dishes, this is just the beginning of MeerKAT’s crazy discoveries??MeerKAT will be a part of the Square Kilometer Array across Africa and Australia??When fully functioning in 2020, it will be the world’s most powerful radio telescope??The 3,000 dishes will be able to scan the sky 10,000x faster ??and with 50x the sensitivity of any other telescope, surpassing even Hubble’s quality??

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