Oh my, The first, 2019 photo of the Black Hole is actually 55 million years old

I wasn’t going to talk about this Black hole thing until I found out that a lot of people were worried by it’s existence. Yes, the first photo of a black hole, taken in 2019, is as the name suggest – black and hole like. A lot of people are worried to be sucked into one of those black holes.

Yes, they have a very strong gravitational field and once you get in there, there is no way one can get out. But, this worry is unfounded and meritless. Because, the photo shows a black hole that is located 55 million light years away. That means, the light in the photograph had emitted from the black hole some 55 million years ago. It looked like that 55 million years ago.

To give the perspective on the time – 55 million years ago means that was 10 million years after the dinosaurs became extinct. Nobody knows what the black hole looks like now. Because, the light emitted today will reach the earth after 55 million years.

And, this is probably the same thing the ancient text – Shiva Puran tells about – the third eye of Lord Shiva. Birochan Malla explains in Twitter:



Shannon says, it is not just this photo but all the photos taken from space are those of the past. Further the object is, the more ancient the picture is. The photo of the Sun itself is more that 8 minutes old, the moment it is taken. Although light is the fastest thing to travel in the universe, it still takes considerable time to travel from the source to target.

There is one blackhole at the center of our galaxy, named Sagittarius A. The black hole is dead because, it has taken all it can absorb. Even if we go near it, it won’t take us in because there is no space for us. So, ‘doom’ theory doesn’t hold true and we are as safe as always. Enjoy !

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