20 July 2018

A new telescope shows the center of the Milky Way in dazzling, fiery detail ~ Brendon A Weber ~ 16 July 2018

Thanks to Nassim Haramein for featuring this.

The Heart of our Galaxy looks like a Lighted Heart to me :)  I'm hearing, once again, "Powering Up!"

Source: Big Think

There is a new radio telescope up and running based in Karoo, South Africa. The MeerKAT (Karoo Array Telescope), as it’s named, operated by the South African Radio Astronomy Observatory, is already producing brilliant images of the super massive black hole that is at our galaxy’s center, 25,000 light years away.

That center is obscured from view when using traditional methods of observation; it’s behind the constellation Sagittarius, where clouds of gas and dust hide it from view. However, MeerKAT's radio wavelengths penetrate the obscuring dust and open a window into this distinctive region and its black hole. 

The “filaments” that you see in the image above are not yet fully understood, after being first discovered in the 1980s, but they only exist near that central black hole. The other objects are remnants of supernovae and star-forming regions, near dead center of the Milky Way.

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