Baseline #13 – Sagittarius A*: Monster in the Milky Way
In the center of the Milky Way there is a black hole more massive than 4 million Suns. It’s known as Sagittarius A*, or Sag A*, and it’s hidden behind the dust of our galactic center. So how can astronomers see it? Join our host Summer Ash of the National Radio Astronomy Observatory as she talks about how radio astronomers captured the first direct image of the monster black hole in our backyard.
Have you reviewed our Media Use Policy?