Image of the Day: The Colossal Black Hole at Center of Galaxy M87 –“Will It Be 1st Ever ‘Seen’?”

      The black hole at the center of the super giant elliptical galaxy M87 shown above in cluster Virgo fifty million light-years away, is the most massive black hole for which a precise mass has been measured -6.6 billion solar masses. Orbiting the galaxy is an abnormally large population of about 12,000 globular … Continue reading Image of the Day: The Colossal Black Hole at Center of Galaxy M87 –“Will It Be 1st Ever ‘Seen’?”