Black Hole Spin Signature in the Black Hole Shadow of M87 in the Flaring State

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Kawashima, Tomohisa; Kino, Motoki; Akiyama, Kazunori;
(2019)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3847/1538-4357/ab19c0
  • Subject: Astrophysics - High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena
    arxiv: Astrophysics::High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena | Astrophysics::Cosmology and Extragalactic Astrophysics

Imaging the immediate vicinity of supermassive black holes (SMBH) and extracting a BH-spin signature is one of the grand challenges in astrophysics. M87 is known as one of the best targets for imaging the BH shadow and it can be partially thick against synchrotron self-... View more
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