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Behold! First image of Milky Way's supermassive black hole revealed

For the first time ever Sagittarius A* has been seen by human eyes with an "image produced by a global research team called the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) Collaboration" according to the European Southern Observatory. The black hole lies 27,000 light-years away and has a mass about 4 million times the Sun’s mass. [Full Story](https://www.space.com/milky-way-monster-black-hole-first-image-eht)

Credit: Space.com | footage courtesy: ESO/L. Calçada, N. Risinger (skysurvey.org), DSS, VISTA, VVV Survey/D. Minniti DSS, Nogueras-Lara et al., Schoedel, NACO, GRAVITY Collaboration | edited by [Steve Spaleta](https://twitter.com/stevespaleta)

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