Imaging Black Holes and Jets with a VLBI Array Including Multiple Space-Based Telescopes

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Fish, Vincent L.; Shea, Maura; Akiyama, Kazunori;
(2019)
  • Subject: Astrophysics - Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics
    arxiv: Astrophysics::Galaxy Astrophysics | Astrophysics::High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena | Astrophysics::Cosmology and Extragalactic Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Earth and Planetary Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics

Very long baseline interferometry (VLBI) from the ground at millimeter wavelengths can resolve the black hole shadow around two supermassive black holes, Sagittarius A* and M87. The addition of modest telescopes in space would allow the combined array to produce higher-... View more
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