Q. M87 sometimes seen in news is a?

[A] Super massive black hole

[B] World fastest supercomputer

[C] A near earth asteroid

[D] A CoVID variant

Answer: A
  • In 2019, astronomers of the Event Horizon Telescope captured the first-ever image of a supermassive black hole (M87*) which was located at the centre of a galaxy Messier 87 (M87).  
  • This black hole was calculated to be 6.5 billion times the Sun’s mass and is 55 million light-years away from the Earth.