MeerKAT Composite (image) Northwestern University Share Print E-Mail Caption A radio image of the centerof the Milky Way with a portion of theMeerKAT telescope array in the foreground. The plane of the galaxy ismarked by a series ofbright features, exploded stars and regionswhere new stars are being born, and runs diagonally across the imagefrom lower right to top center.The black hole at the centerof theMilky Way is hidden in the brightest of these extended regions.The radio bubbles extend from betweenthetwonearest antennasto the upperright corner.Many magnetized filamentscan be seen runningparallel to the bubbles.In this composite view, the sky to the left of the second nearest antenna is the night sky visible to the unaided eye, and the radio image to the right has been enlarged to highlight its fine features. Credit SARAO/Oxford/NRAO Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.