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This video (that I found on the ESO website) gives an amazing sense of scale, and how absolutely far away Sagittarius A* is.

youtube.com/watch?v=Zml0dZCjaF

more nerdy black hole content about Sag A* 

More cool stuff I'm finding:

An explanation of how it was captured, and the size difference betwen M87 and Sagittarius A*:

drive.google.com/file/d/19Lxp5

The EHT public google drive directory with more supplemental media:

drive.google.com/drive/folders

Map of the institutions and telescopes that make up the EHT:

google.com/maps/d/u/1/viewer?m

re: more nerdy black hole content about Sag A* 

@maddiefuzz I have been reading it all day; but how does one pronounce the A* bit of it?

I've been saying "Ayy Star" in my head

re: more nerdy black hole content about Sag A* 

@rgegriff If you watch the videos in the public google drive folder, they pronounce it "Sagittarius A Star"

re: more nerdy black hole content about Sag A* 

@maddiefuzz thanks! I'm planning on watching, but I haven't been in a place to yet

@maddiefuzz I believe the comparison I've seen most recently was comparing it to trying to see a donut on the moon.

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