Mysterious cosmic threads are reaching out from the Milky Way's monster black hole

The horisontal filaments are thought to be caused by an outflow, and the model they describe is a jet. "In this picture, the blueshifted arm of the jet emerges to the west of Sgr A* making an angle ∼45° to the line of sight."

Compare with the EHT model of Sag A*: "Sgr A* has been hiding its orientation from us for nearly 50 years until it was finally imaged with the EHT. As a symmetric ring appears in our image, we found that the theoretical models can explain EHT data only when the rotational axis is tilted within 30 degrees from our line of sight.”"


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