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Video: Orbiting a Black Hole

The gravity of a black hole could significantly affect the way that light travels, so if you were to orbit a black hole the sights you would see would be strange, to say the least. That is exactly what the computer-generated video below intends to convey. 

Stars passing directly behind the black hole appear to be rapidly moving near the circle known as the Einstein ring.

Watch here:

 

 

Image Credit & Copyright: Robert Nemiroff (MTU)

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