Radio Image of Milky Way (image) Northwestern University Share Print E-Mail Caption A radio image of the central portionsof the Milky Way galaxy.The plane of the galaxy is marked by a series of bright features, exploded stars and regions where new stars are being born, and runs horizontallythrough the image. The black hole at the centerof the Milky Way is hidden in the brightest of these extended regions.The radio bubblesdiscovered by MeerKATextend vertically above and below the plane of the galaxy.Manymagnetized filamentscan be seen running parallel to the bubbles. Credit SARAO/Oxford 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.