Latest Galactic Centre Stories
Using ESOâ€™s Very Large Telescope, astronomers have obtained one of the sharpest views ever of the Arches Cluster â€” an extraordinary dense cluster of young stars near the supermassive black hole at the heart of the Milky Way.
In a 16-year long study, using several of ESO's flagship telescopes, a team of German astronomers has produced the most detailed view ever of the surroundings of the monster lurking at our Galaxy's heart â€” a supermassive black hole.
Astronomers have used two different telescopes simultaneously to study the violent flares from the supermassive black hole in the centre of the Milky Way.
- A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.