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Volume 5 Issue 10, October 2021

Volume 5 Issue 10

Nearest radio galaxy tuned in

Nearby Centaurus A contains a supermassive black hole that powers a jet of relativistic particles. Using the Event Horizon Telescope, Michael Janssen et al. image substructures down to the base of the jet, revealing a hollow bi-cone with extremely bright edges — much like the jet in the more massive M87.

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Image: Michael Janssen, Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy. Cover Design: Bethany Vukomanovic.

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