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Black hole picture captured for first time in space breakthrough

Astronomers have capturedthe first image of a black hole, heralding a revolution in our understanding of the universe’s most enigmatic objects.The picture shows a halo of dust and gas, tracing the outline of a colossal black hole, at the heart of the Messier 87 galaxy, 55m light years from Earth. “While NASA observations did not directly trace out the historic image, astronomers used data from NASA’s Chandra (telescope),” NASA said. The X-ray data was compared with observations of the Event Horizon Telescope, NASA added.

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