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Post  fatbob5 on Mon Apr 08, 2019 4:51 pm

The world is just days away from viewing the first ever real picture of a black hole, captured by the first run of the Event Horizon Telescope.

Instead of a single giant instrument, the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) is a project connecting dozens of observatories to scan the environment directly around the supermassive black hole at the centre of the Milky Way. .................

https://news.sky.com/story/amp/scientists-to-unveil-first-ever-real-picture-of-black-hole-11687509
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Post  Flap Zappa on Thu Apr 11, 2019 10:37 am

whilst no mean feat, it is in no way a picture. It is a radio image translated into false colours.

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Post  nicko on Thu Apr 11, 2019 12:07 pm

Looks like a "ring" doughnut !
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Post  fatbob5 on Thu Apr 11, 2019 4:58 pm

@Flap Zappa wrote:whilst no mean feat, it is in no way a picture. It is a radio image translated into false colours.
It could be argued that all colours are artificial constructs of the mind.
When you look at a blue sky, is it really blue as you perceive it?
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Post  fatbob5 on Thu Apr 11, 2019 5:01 pm

@nicko wrote:Looks like a "ring" doughnut !
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Post  Flap Zappa on Thu Apr 11, 2019 5:33 pm

@fatbob5 wrote:
@Flap Zappa wrote:whilst no mean feat, it is in no way a picture. It is a radio image translated into false colours.
It could be argued that all colours are artificial constructs of the mind.
When you look at a blue sky, is it really blue as you perceive it?
but pictures from space are always false colour images.

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Post  nicko on Thu Apr 11, 2019 7:36 pm

I said doughnut, but could be a Bagel !
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