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The research was conducted by the Event Horizon Telescope project, a collaboration started to try to directly observe the immediate environment of a black hole using a global network of Earth-based telescopes.
The photo was taken with the help of the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) project — a multinational collaboration of observatories, which was started in 2012.
Black holes are phenomenally dense celestial entities with gravitational fields so powerful no matter or light can escape, making them extraordinarily difficult to observe despite their great mass.
A black hole, three-million times the size of the Sun, in the centre of our galaxy is all set to devour an approaching cloud of dust and gas known as G2.