The Jet from the Black Hole in the M87 Galaxy!

M87 Galaxy Showing Jet from Black Hole at its center. 14×240 sec, Gain 11, Offset 31, QHY183c cooled to -13C, UHC-S filter, Televue TV-85 at F/5.6, SharpCap 3.2.

I’ve tried this before with little success, but this time the jet of M87 shows quite well in this nearly 1 hour exposure.  The amount of energy to shoot out a jet this long is enormous!

M87 Galaxy Showing Jet from Black Hole at its center. 14×240 sec, Gain 11, Offset 31, QHY183c cooled to -13C, UHC-S filter, Televue TV-85 at F/5.6, SharpCap 3.2.  Detail Crop.

It even shows the characteristic blue color of the synchrotron radiation of electrons spiraling in a magnetic field.

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