Photographing a Black Hole: Historic Campaign Now Underway
A computer-simulation view of a supermassive black hole at the heart of a galaxy. The edge of the black central region represents the event horizon, beyond which no light can escape.
Credit: NASA, ESA, and D. Coe, J. Anderson, and R. van der Marel (STScI)
The campaign to capture the first-ever image of a black hole has begun.