Heart of a Distant Quasar Observed With Unprecedented Sharpness: Sharpness Two Million Times Finer Than Human Vision
ScienceDaily (July 18, 2012) — An international team of astronomers has observed the heart of a distant quasar with unprecedented sharpness, two million times finer than human vision. The observations, made by connecting the Atacama Pathfinder Experiment (APEX) telescope [1] to two others on different continents for the first time, is a crucial step towards the dramatic scientific goal of the “Event Horizon Telescope” project [2]: imaging the supermassive black holes at the centre of our own galaxy and others.
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Heart of a Distant Quasar Observed With Unprecedented Sharpness: Sharpness Two Million Times Finer Than Human Vision

ScienceDaily (July 18, 2012) — An international team of astronomers has observed the heart of a distant quasar with unprecedented sharpness, two million times finer than human vision. The observations, made by connecting the Atacama Pathfinder Experiment (APEX) telescope [1] to two others on different continents for the first time, is a crucial step towards the dramatic scientific goal of the “Event Horizon Telescope” project [2]: imaging the supermassive black holes at the centre of our own galaxy and others.

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